Norwegian authorities require a slaughter process that ensures that the salmon is safe to eat, without causing the fish unnecessary stress and pain.
The transportation of farmed salmon takes fish health, environment and food safety into consideration.
Norwegian farmed salmon are generally healthy. Salmon is considered to be one of Norway's healthiest livestock, even if there are still challenges that need to be addressed.
Norway’s legal framework ensures a good environment for salmon. Welfare and good fish health also contribute to the quality of the finished product.