- As previously discussed on this blog, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) established a voluntary, fee-based program for the review and importation of foods from importers who achieve and
- As previously reported on this blog, the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce Department, issued a final rule on December 9, 2016 (
- As previously reported on this blog (see here, here and here), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance documents, fact sheets, and a Q&A document
- Meat, poultry, and egg products imported to the United States fall under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS). FSIS administers requirements that
- As reported previously on this blog, concerns about illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) seafood fraud, led to a proposed rule to establish a traceability program for certain seafood species.
- For years, the seafood industry has grappled with the issue of “seafood fraud,” which includes the substitution of cheaper species for more expensive ones. As previously covered on this blog
FDA proposes e-filing requirements to facilitate product imports.
- FDA and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) work together to facilitate the admission of imported products into the U.S.
- Under Section 801(m) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, FDA requires the submission of “prior notice”
- With FSMA implementation in full swing, FDA has announced that it will be hosting three one-day public meetings in