June 01, 2013
Quality Assurance Program
Patagonian Fisheries Corp. Eastern Overseas Marketing Ltd. Specification Sheet Chilean Sea Bass Portions Product name
IQF frozen Chilean sea bass portions
Chilean sea bass
Different sizes of rectangular frozen blocks fish meat, skin-on, boneless, injected with salt and water, vacuum-packed, IQF frozen, packed in cardboard boxes printed with the client’s brand.
Elaboration process Elaboration plant information
4, 6 and 8 ounces +/- (0,5) or (1) ounce
Raw Material Origin
Fresh fish, caught by small scale fishing and/or industrial fishing.
Premium Color: Odor:
Nº 13116 – CHILE FDA Number 17479628334 Nº 13125 – CHILE FDA Number 13065103076
Characteristic of the species. Typical, characteristic. Absence of objectionable odors signs of decomposition or contamination with alien substances. Flavor: Typical, characteristic. Texture: Firm to the bite. Parasites: Absence of living parasites. It should not show evidence of dead parasites as well
Corrugated cardboard box, printed optional, labeled and sealed with plastic transparent adhesive tape.
Primary Package Labeling Secondary Package Labeling
White label containing production date, best before date, batch, manufacturer plant number, and the word Chile. White label containing the name of the product, scientific name, weight, count, production date, best before date, batch, manufacturer, plant number, and the word Chile.
To be defined by the client
Process Temperatures On reception: ≤ 8ºC In the Process: ≤ 10ºC Freezing: ≤ -18ºC Storage: ≤ -18ºC Delivery: ≤ -18ºC
Health Quality Specifications Analysis Limits Total Plate count
â‰¤ 5x105 cfu/g
Total Coliform bacteria
< 100 cfu/g
Absence in 25 g
< 10 cfu/g