FDA is responsible for ensuring that the nation’s seafood supply, both domestic and imported, is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled. This page provides access to content about seafood, including fish and shellfish, from across the Food section of  Grouped according to target audiences, these links include access to up-to-date consumer information and advice, guidance documents, regulation, and science and research content.



Aquacultured SeafoodSeafood Aquaculture

Access information about aquacultured seafood, including consumer information, guidance documents, and education and outreach.

Seafood HACCP Video Series

The FDA has developed a Seafood HACCP Video Series, designed to help the seafood industry and federal and state regulators better understand specific concepts described in FDA’s Fish and Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance. The series consists of 6 videos covering the following topics: Time-Temperature Indicators, Time and Temperature Controls during Unrefrigerated Processing, Secondary Processor Receiving and Storage Controls, Heat Process Validation, Primary Processor Scombrotoxin Controls – Overview and Testing at Receiving, and Primary Processor Scombrotoxin Controls – Harvest Vessel Records.

Scientists and ResearchersScience and Research Resources on Seafood

This section provides information about research, methods, data, and other scientific content.


Contact FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Office of Food Safety Division of Seafood Safety


5001 Campus Drive

College Park, MD 20740