Wildcatch standards and guidelines
PrimeSafe licence conditions require all seafood businesses to comply with relevant Australian and Victorian standards, and guidelines.
The relevant standard and guideline for a wildcatch business is the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Australian Shellfish Quality Assurance Program (ASQAP) manual
In August 2016, the Implementation Sub-Committee on Food Regulation endorsed the ASQAP manual. The ASQAP manual describes food safety requirements for the production, harvest and storage of bivalve molluscs (e.g. oysters, scallops, mussels and pippis) for compliance with the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.