1.Solicitation of MEL Certification Bodies

The MEL Council is looking to increase the number of Certification Bodies to assess seafood producers that are taking proactive measures to manage fishery resources for their sustainable use and the conservation of marine ecosystems, as well as processors and distributors that are making positive efforts to procure seafood from such producers.

Businesses wishing to register as MEL Certification Body, please contact the MEL Council.

2.Assessment Procedure

*Requirements for Certification Bodies (FMS) ver.2.1

*Requirements for Certification Bodies (AMS)ver.1.1

*Requirements for Certification Bodies (CoC)ver.2.1

 

3.Certification Bodies (Fisheries) 

JFRCA: Japan Fisheries Resource Conservation Association

Towa-akashi Building 5F, 1-1 Akashi-sho, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0044, Japan

Tel: +81-3-6680-4277 Fax: +81-3-6680-4128

URL: http://www.fish-jfrca.jp

4.Certification Bodies (Aquaculture)

JFRCA: Japan Fisheries Resource Conservation Association

Towa-akashi Building 5F, 1-1 Akashi-sho, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0044, Japan

Tel: +81-3-6680-4277 Fax: +81-3-6680-4128

URL: http://www.fish-jfrca.jp

5.Certification Bodies (CoC)

JFRCA: Japan Fisheries Resource Conservation Association

Towa-akashi Building 5F, 1-1 Akashi-sho, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0044, Japan

Tel: +81-3-6680-4277 Fax: +81-3-6680-4128

URL: http://www.fish-jfrca.jp