This course will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (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.
- Hazard Analysis
- Foreign Supplier Verification
- FDA Oversight
U.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.
A certificate of attendance will be provided by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) for those participants who attend and participate in the full training course.
Jose is a consultant, instructor and auditor for the food and beverage industry worldwide, providing effective solutions in analyzing the risk of hazards, improving process efficiency, effective personnel training, verification and validation of food safety systems among other services. Understanding and effectively implementing the “food safety principles” is a critical task to any company in the food industry for achieving control over hazards and any other source of adulteration.