Seafood Safety Office
701 Hwy 80 West
Savannah, Georgia 31408
The processing and distribution of seafood products in Georgia is covered by our section. Compliance specialists have received required training to inspect and certify shellfish plants under the National Shellfish Sanitation Program. Our Division also conducts HACCP and Food Contract inspections through Partnership Agreements and Cooperative Programs with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
The Seafood Safety Office regulatory staff regulates the processing and distribution of seafood products in Georgia. They also oversee the standardization of the GDA's Retail Food Section food safety inspectors, or compliance specialists, so that they may effectively conduct inspections under the National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP). The staff also reviews and approves Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) plans for seafood operations in Georgia, and coordinates HACCP inspections under partnership agreements and cooperative programs with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).