Preparing for and Managing FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program Inspections
Webinar: 1 CCS Credit
FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program inspections are on the rise, but many food importers are unfamiliar with these types of inspections and uncertain how to prepare for them. The FSVP makes importers responsible for ensuring that their foreign suppliers use processes and procedures that provide at least the same level of public health protection as the FDA’s preventive controls or produce safety regulations. This 60-minute webinar will review what importers should expect and how they can prepare for an FSVP inspection.
- background of FDA food inspections
- preparing for an FSVP inspection
- what happens at the end of the inspection
- enforcement implications and potential consequences
- strategies for compliance
Shelly Garg leads Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg’s FDA Practice Group and represents clients across a broad range of FDA-regulated product categories, including foods, beverages and dietary supplements, over-the-counter drugs, medical devices, and cosmetics. She advises in strategic business planning, product development, testing and approval, labeling, advertisement and promotion, liability risk, inspections, responding to regulatory enforcement matters, and related issues.