EU team to visit Khulna shrimp centres

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
18 October 2007, at 1:00am

BANGLADESH - Exporters of frozen shrimp are making preparations to welcome a four-member EU inspection team that will visit shrimp cultivation and processing centres in Khulna and Bagerhat districts on October 21 and 22.

The team will inspect shrimp landing centre of Fakirhat and a shrimp enclosure at Rampal upazila of Bagerhat district On October 21.

The EU team will also visit the laboratory of quality control section of Khulna Fisheries Office and two shrimp processing factories in Rupsha upazila of the district, said Sheikh Abdul Baki, vice president of Bangladesh Frozen Food Exporters' Association (BFFEA).

Their Khulna programme will be followed by visits to two or three factories and hatcheries in Bagerhat district on October 22, the BFFEA leader said.

Source: The Daily Star