FDA Food Facility Registration Begins October 1st, 2018

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) facility registration period begins October 1, 2018 through to December 31st, 2018. Section 415 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) [21 U.S.C. § 350d] requires food facilities required to register with FDA to renew such registrations during the period beginning on October 1 and…

Important U.S. FDA Food Safety Compliance Changes Scheduled in March

U.S. importers and foreign suppliers, subject to current U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) requirements, should note specific program compliance changes are scheduled to be effective March 19, 2018.  At that time, many import shipments subject to FSVP will be required to meet additional requirements. These requirements are dependent on…