On February 1, 2013 Many Food Facilities Face Suspension

Are you a company that manufactures/processes, packs, or holds food, alcoholic beverages, and/or dietary supplements for consumption in the U.S.? If so, have you re-registered your food facility with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)? FDA extended the deadline for the biennial registration renewal for food facilities until January 31, 2013. Your time is almost up to re-register! If your not re-registered, enforcement will begin on February 1, 2013. FDA will cancel your Bioterrorism Act registration and your importations will be significantly delayed. Your facility will NOT be able to import, distribute or sell food products in the U.S.

By |2021-11-10T14:27:13-05:00January 22, 2013|Food, FSMA, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)|Comments Off on On February 1, 2013 Many Food Facilities Face Suspension

What You Missed at the C-TPAT Conference

The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism is a voluntary government-business initiative that builds cooperative relationships that strengthen and improve overall international supply chain and U.S. border security. C-TPAT is widely recognized as one of the most effective means of providing the highest level of cargo security through close cooperation with international supply chain businesses such as importers, carriers, consolidators, licensed customs brokers, and manufacturers. At CBP's C-TPAT Conference held on January 8-9, 2013, CBP announced major updates to C-TPAT - lucky for you, I've recapped the highlights for you.

By |2021-11-10T14:28:52-05:00January 18, 2013|CTPAT, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)|Comments Off on What You Missed at the C-TPAT Conference

FDA Extends Until January 31 for Food Facilities to Re-Register

Are you a manufacturer, processor, packer or holder of food products? If you are, or know someone who is, you need to keep up with the latest and greatest updates regarding compliance with the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This post includes a background on FSMA, an update from FDA with 2 new guidance documents, FDA's extension to file biennial registrations, and an update on FDA using its enforcement power to suspend a facilities registration - meaning they can NOT import into the U.S.

By |2021-11-10T14:30:26-05:00December 20, 2012|Food, FSMA|2 Comments
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