• Always keep the mussels chilled
  • When handling bags be careful not to throw or drop them
  • Do not expose uncovered mussels to lights, e.g. in a display chill
  • Do not immerse the mussels in tap water
  • Do not keep the mussels in an airtight atmosphere e.g. a plastic bag or sealed container
  • Discard any broken mussels and those which fail to close when the shell is tapped
  • Remove the beards and rinse the mussels in cold water just before cooking.