The Preventive Controls for Foreign Supplier Verification Program regulation is intended to ensure safety of imported food into the United States. The regulation requires importers to verify that food they import into the United States is produced in compliance with the hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls and standards for produce safety provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), is not adulterated, and is not misbranded with respect to food allergen labeling.
Determining known or reasonably foreseeable hazards with each imported food.
Evaluating the risk posed by a food, based on the hazard analysis, & the foreign supplier’s performance.
Using that evaluation of the risk posed by an imported food & the supplier’s performance to approve suppliers & determine appropriate supplier verification activities.
Conducting supplier verification activities.
Conducting corrective actions.
To understand and comply with the requirements of the FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP).
The FSPCA developed training is specifically designed for importers to meet the requirements of the regulation.
An effective way to implement a risk-based framework in which importers can evaluate potential products and suppliers & ensure that appropriate verification activities occur.
Understand the underlying purpose of the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) rule.
Identify what's needed in your FSVP
Develop your FSVP
Implement your FSVP
Implement a compliant recordkeeping system
Understand how FDA will oversee your FSVP
Receive official FSVP course manual
Receive Certificate of completion
Who Should Attend
Importers of human & animal food in the United States
Facilities that directly import human and animal food
Personnel responsible for the implementation of FSVP