Most services listed are available to SPA General Members at no additional charge, and to non-members via our wholly-owned subsidiary, Seafood Consulting Services, Inc.
Low acid canned foods
Salted & Cured products&
Process development (Heat Penetration Testing)
Equipment validation (Temperature Distribution Testing)
Regulatory interpretation and compliance assistance
Facility survey review
Hazard analysis assistance
Plan development and review
Allergen ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accredited
Water Activity (Aw)
Water Phase Salt
The Salmon Control Plan is a voluntary cooperative agreement between member salmon canners, the Food and Drug Administration and SPA. The sensory team
at SPA examines representative samples of the commercial pack of canned salmon from Alaska and Washington, with over 5,000 examination reports issued annually.
These reports provide assurance of quality and compliance, as well as support documentation for certification of canned salmon export shipments.
Reduced Oxygen Packaging
Export certification requirements
Import requirements and services
Domestic and international audit consultation
Basic Thermal Processing
Better Process Control Schools
RTE Product Interventions
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
Low Acid Canned Food Regulations
USDC/NOAA SEAFOOD INSPECTION PROGRAM
Food Code Regulations
SPA actively advocates for sound science-based public policy for issues that may impact members by participating in the rulemaking process and through collaborative efforts with other Associations and Organizations with similar policy objectives.