Food Labeling Compliance Seminar – May 29-30, 2018 in Alexandria, VA

Specializing in FDA Regulatory Matters

FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) Course

October 3-4, 2018
Alexandria, VA

In May 2017 FDA began requiring all importers to have on hand for FDA review, significant new food safety documentation at their US office(s) for all foreign suppliers of food, food ingredients, and food additives. The FDA’s “Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)” requires importers to verify that their foreign suppliers of food, food ingredients and food additives imported into the US market are compliant with all parts of the FSMA and its “Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF) and “Preventive Controls for Animal Feeds (PCAF”) regulations.

EAS’ two-day intensive FSVP Compliance Seminar will explain in detail FSVP rules, risk exposure by importers as well as US-based food processors using foreign sources foods, food ingredients and food additives.   Participants will gain a full understanding of exemptions, modified requirements, and documentation requirements with practical and informative steps to ensure meeting compliance requirements, protecting against adulteration and misbranding as well as corrective actions should something go wrong.

This course will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the FSVP for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals” regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This regulation is one of a number of regulations and guidance that implement the provisions of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which focuses on safe food practices.

It is designed for:

  • S.‐based importers who meet the definition of “importer” in the FSVP rule, which includes those who own or are the consignee of food at the time of entry, or, if no owner or consignee exists, the U.S. agent or representative of the foreign owner.
  • Others who have an interest in ensuring that the requirements of the FSVP rule are met, including brokers, exporters, foreign suppliers of food that will be exported to the U.S., persons/business owners who currently buy food from foreign sources, and representatives of foreign governments.

Dates and Location

October 3: 1:00-5:00
October 4: 8:00-5:00

EAS Training Facility

1940 Duke Street
2ndFloor
Alexandria, VA 22314

Registration

Register

Earlybird Rate: $795.00 (available through August 14, 2018 use EARLYBIRD)

Regular Rate: $875.00

Group Rate, two or more from the same firm – 10% per person (GROUP10)
Federal/State Government Employees – 50% per person (GOV50)

Registrants with Promotion codes – Limit one Promotion code per transaction

Instructors

Jenifer Kane, EAS Independent Consultant

Jenifer Kane has 36 years of experience in the food industry, most recently as senior industry advisor with the International Food Protection Training Institute. Prior to that role, she was director of global quality auditing for the Kellogg Company. She previously served in food safety and quality roles with Nabisco, Planters and Lifesavers, Kraft Foods, and Keebler Companies. She is a Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance lead instructor and a trainer of trainers for both the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food and the Foreign Supplier Verification Program.

Susan Moyers, Ph.D., EAS Independent Consultant

Susan Moyers, Ph.D., MPH, has more than two decades of experience in developing, training and auditing food safety, quality, and dietary supplement management systems. Dr. Moyers is an SQF Certified Consultant and Trainer, a Lead Trainer for FDA’s Preventive Controls and Foreign Supplier Programs, and a consultant, auditor, and trainer for Dietary Supplement cGMPs and HACCP systems.