Updated: August 06 2014

Seafood Inspection Program

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) oversees fisheries management in the United States, and through the 1946 Agricultural Marketing Act, provides a voluntary inspection service to the industry. The NOAA Seafood Inspection Program offers a variety of professional inspection services which assure compliance with all applicable food regulations. In addition, product quality evaluation, grading and certification services on a product lot basis are also provided. Benefits include the ability to apply official marks, such as the U.S. Grade A, Processed Under Federal Inspection (PUFI) and Lot Inspection.

Primary Address

Seafood Inspection Program
1315 East West Highway,
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (301) 427-8300
Web: http://www.seafood.nmfs.noaa.gov/

Region(s) Served
  • National
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