Argentina – Amendments to the Food Code on fishery and aquaculture products

According to Joint Resolution 11/2022 (RESFC-2022-11-APN-SCS#MS), Article 271 of the FAC shall be replaced and shall be worded as follows: “Article 271: Fishery and aquaculture products are understood as all those products coming from the capture and/or culture, of vertebrate and aquatic invertebrate animals, commonly designated with the name of fish (both bony and cartilaginous), shellfish (mollusks and crustaceans), amphibians and any other edible invertebrate animal, except aquatic mammals, and reptiles.

The labeling of packaged aquaculture products intended for the final consumer, whether preserved by refrigeration (chilling or freezing), smoking or salting, should state that the product is farmed.