BAP

Demonstrate your commitment to quality processes and continual improvement with Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification.
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No matter where you are in the supply chain, BAP standards for farmed seafood have you covered. Certification allows you to showcase environmental responsibility, animal health and welfare, food safety and social accountability.

NSF Certification, LLC is an accredited certifier to this Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and Global Seafood Sustainable Initiative (GSSI) recognized standard developed by the Global Aquaculture Alliance.

Help Reduce Risk, Strengthen Your Brand and Enable Access to Top Retailers

With NSF certification to a BAP standard, you provide independent verification that your farmed seafood complies with specific international standards. It enables food suppliers to give assurances that food has been produced, prepared and handled according to the most recognized standards.

Get Comprehensive End-to-End Certification of Your Production Chain

BAP defines the most important elements of responsible aquaculture, outlines standards for each type of facility and provides quantitative guidelines for evaluating adherence to those practices. Standards apply to the following kinds of facilities:

  • Finfish and crustacean farms
  • Salmon farms
  • Mollusk farms
  • Hatcheries and nurseries
  • Feed mills
  • Processing plants

Ready to Begin the Process?

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