FSMA - New requirements to export food products to the US
Duration: 90 Minutes
The FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. The FSMA is divided into four titles: prevention of food safety hazards, improving the safety of imported foods, detection of and response to food safety problems, and miscellaneous provisions. This new law establishes new responsibilities for companies that export products to the US along with other provisions for local companies. There are four main provisions for imported goods:
Why Should you Attend:
- Foreign supplier verification program (FSMA section 301)
- A voluntary qualified importer program (FSMA section 302)
- A mandatory import certification authority (FSMA section 303)
- A third-party auditor accreditation system (FSMA section 307).
It is of high importance to food exporters/importers to learn and get involved in the new requirements established by the FSMA. This webinar will give you insight on certain requirements like all food facilities that are required to register with FDA under section 415 of the FD&C Act must renew their registrations with FDA, every other year, during the period of time beginning on October 1 and ending on December 31 of each even-numbered year and many more.
Objectives of the Presentation:
To have a better understanding of the new requirements that the FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) establish for the exportation of food products to the US Market and gain knowledge on the new FSMA law and related FDA and USA laws in general. This webinar will help you acquire better understanding of what should be done to export safe food to U.S.A.
Who can Benefit:
- Foreign food companies that produce and/or market food products to the US.
- R&D departments of food companies.
- Logistics & Supply chain departments of food companies.