The Quality and Standard Research Center (QSRC) of the Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences is one of the key research departments of the Academy. QSRC was co-established by the former Quality and Standard Office of the Academy and the Accreditation Sub-center for Fishery Products of the Ministry of Agriculture at the end of 2007, and it functioned on December 9, 2007.
With 15 employees, the Center is made up of Quality Standardization Department, Quality Inspection Department, Quality Accreditation Department and Scientific Research & Communication Department. Now, the incumbent director is Ms. Song Yi, a researcher.
The main functions of QSRC are as follows:
(1) Serving as the secretariat of National Aquatic Product Standardization Committee;
(2) Serving as the Accreditation Sub-center for Fishery Products of the Primary Products Quality Safety Center of the Ministry of Agriculture;
(3) Responsible for quality safety management and research of aquatic products as well as the integration of key research fields of aquatic products quality safety;
(4) Responsible for the publication of Chinese Aquatic Product Quality and Safety.