Food Imports: New Safety Requirements Under FSMA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) Final Rule

November 14, 2017 3:30pm

Leslie T. Krasny
Keller & Heckman LLP (San Francisco, CA)

  • Overview of laws and regulations relative to food imports in the U.S.
  • Understanding how the FDA, USDA and other US regulatory bodies monitor food import activity outside the US
  • Analysis of the Final FSVP Rule and its requirements
    • How has this Rule amended prior import requirements?
  • Examining key definitions under the Final FSVP Rule
    • Who is an importer?
    • Who is a foreign supplier?
    • Who is a U.S. owner or consignee?
  • Deciphering the relationship between the Final FSVP Rule and Preventive Controls for Human Food Final Rule
  • Identifying circumstance under which a foreign supplier verification program is required and when it is not
  • Examining how the FSMA Final Rule on Accredited Third-Party Certification ties to food imports
    • Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP)
  • Exploring FDA embargo authority for food imports