Food Safety - BRC

BRC has been recognized internationally as the leader in food safety certification and has certified over 18,000 suppliers in over 100 countries around the globe. It was also the first Food Safety Standard to be benchmarked by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). The BRC food safety standard is designed to provide the basis for certification for food manufacturers who implement good manufacturing practices and have supporting quality management systems.

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Handy Seafood's gluten-free products are certified through, meeting the strictest gluten-free standards. The Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) is a program of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America (GIG). 




Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Seafood Nutrition Partnership is a nonprofit working to inspire a healthier America through partnerships and outreach to raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood.

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NFI Crab Council

Handy Seafood is a founding member of the NFI Crab Council, sponsored by the National Fisheries Institute, which works with members of the blue swimming crab industry to instill sustainable practices through education, policy, and advocacy. 

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Annual Mangrove Restoration Project

Each year, more than 100 Handy employees in Thailand plant mangrove trees, which provide habitat for the Mangrove Crab, among many other species. Restoring these habitats will create a more robust Mangrove Crab population.





Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration

Partnering with local watermen to recycle used oyster shells and place them in the Chesapeake Bay to create new reefs. This provides a habitat for baby oysters to latch onto and grow, helping to restore the native oyster population.

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MD Food Bank