Common Fisheries Policy: Common Organisation of the Market (CMO) in fishery and aquaculture products

Closed 12 May 2014

Opened 31 Mar 2014


We are seeking views on the implementation of the marketing standards and labelling requirements under the Common Organisation of the Market (CMO) in fishery and aquaculture products.

Why your views matter

This consultation is seeking views on how to implement the marketing standards and mandatory and voluntary labelling requirements under the CMO for fishery and aquaculture products. The consultation is applicable to England and Wales in respect to marketing standards; and to England only for labelling.

Specifically, we are seeking views on proposals to introduce new, and amend existing, legislation.


  • Food Business Operators
  • Food Industry
  • Government Agencies
  • Coastal local authorities
  • Coastal Management sector
  • IFCAs
  • Households
  • Fishermen
  • SME businesses
  • Shellfish Cultivators
  • Trading Standards Officers
  • Environmental Health Officers


  • Marine
  • Common Fisheries Policy
  • Fish stocks
  • Shellfish
  • Food labelling
  • Food standards
  • Food imports
  • Food and drink exports
  • Marine fisheries
  • Shellfish