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AIB Consolidated Standards

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Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)

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BRC Global Standard - Food Safety

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FSSC 22000 Food Manufacturing

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FSSC 22000 Packaging Material Manufacturing

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Food Microbiology

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Member of the Month September - 2016

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