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Russian Fishery Company food safety certification. Russian Fishery Company (RFC) has successfully passed certification for compliance of the food safety management system at the trawler ‘Ivan Kalinin’ with the requirements of ISO 22 000. The certificate was issued by the head certification body RS Quality LLC in the certification system ‘Standart Garant’.

The certificate confirms that in the production process only specialised equipment is used, the maintenance of which is carried out in time and in full, all the necessary sanitary and hygienic measures are taken – from preventing contamination of equipment to monitoring the hygiene and health of personnel. This guarantees the food safety of the products manufactured by the company.

“The audit carried out by the Sanitary Service of the Fisheries of the Far Eastern Basin at the trawler ‘Ivan Kalinin’ confirmed the high level of work organisation in the field of food safety management. to certify this vessel for compliance with ISO 22000 requirements,” commented the LLC ‘Sanitary Service of Fisheries of the Far Eastern Basin’ expert-auditor Anton Bogdanov.

Two more vessels of the Russian Fishery Company have been certified for compliance with the requirements of ISO 22000: ‘Mys Basargina’ and ‘Geroi Shironincy’. The high safety standard for products of other vessels is confirmed by certificates for compliance with the requirements of GOST R 51705.1. These vessels will also be certified for compliance with the requirements of the ISO standard. The company plans to certify according to this standard all new trawlers that are being built for it today.

 About Russian Fishery Company

RFC is one of the largest producers of Pollock globally. The company is among the three leading Russian producers of wild white fish. The Company’s large fishing vessels are well suited to work in all fishing areas and under all climate conditions. They are equipped with modern fishing and processing equipment from leading international suppliers that enables the vessels to harvest different types of seafood. Strategic goals of the Company involve increasing the output of high value-added products due to fleet modernisation, building of new, state-of-the-art super-trawlers and coastal processing plants. The primary fishing species are Pollock and Pacific Herring. Visit http://www.russianfishery.ru/eng/ to learn more.