Regulatory Compliance Solutions for Food and Beverage Products in the USA

Leverage our expertise in food regulations, food Label compliance, nutrition facts panel creation, self-affirmed GRAS, and stay compliant with the applicable food regulations in the USA. We can be  your trusted regulatory compliance partner and can help you with product classification,  ingredient assessment, auditing, and safety & quality measures.

Food and Beverage Industry in the USA

The food and beverage industry is among the most significant parts of the US economy. Food and beverages include prepackaged and fresh foods (excluding baby food), meats and poultry, fruits & vegetables, and delicacies.

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    Why Food & Beverage Regulatory Compliance Is Necessary in the USA

    The US FDA  monitors foods and food ingredients for sale except for meat, poultry, and a few processed egg products. The regulatory agency imposes hefty penalties on businesses that fail to comply with the regulations. The FDA may also issue a stop sale or ban the sale of your product if any non-compliance is identified.

    FDA Regulations

    Every food manufacturer, packer, processor, distributor needs to submit certain records to the FDA to ensure all food products are safe and healthy for use.

    Comply with FDA Regulations

    Make foods with proper nutritional value. Give nutrient information in a standardized format followed by meeting label compliance.

    Specific Regulations

    There are specific regulatory requirements in place for food products, such as low-acid canned food, seafood, juice.

    Food Facility Registration

    Registering with the FDA is mandatory in the USA even if you have not started manufacturing, packing, processing or stocking food for human or animal consumption.

    End-to-End Food & Beverage Compliance Solutions for the USA

    We offer services related to the Food and Beverage Industry in the USA.

    Food Label Compliance

    We help you prepare a format that is ready to print as well as create a future-proof Nutrition Facts Panel and design print-ready full-compliant artfile ( brand images and logo).

    Nutrition Facts Panel Creation

    Prepare Nutrition Facts Panel by using raw material certificates of analysis and ingredient information or making use of your raw, unrounded, per 100 grams Nutritionals.

    Food Facility Registration and Renewal

    Get assistance to register your food facility with the FDA or review your current registration and avoid any late fee. Helpful for those who manufacture, process or pack foods.

    GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe) Notification

    Let us review your food ingredients and check whether GRAS is possible followed by preparing a detailed GRAS dossier and submitting it to FDA to ascertain your ingredient qualifies for sale in USA.

    Self-affirmed GRAS

    Our FDA compliance professionals assist you in preparing a self-affirmed GRAS dossier and making sure your ingredients efficiently meet the safety qualifications for sale in USA.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The FDA monitors foods and food ingredients for sale and will impose penalties on any business that can’t comply with regulatory compliance.  This can include banning your product from sale in stores and online if there are non-compliances.  These regulations require that anyone in the food and beverage industry submit records to the FDA to make sure their products are safe & healthy for use, make foods with nutritional value displayed to meet label compliance and comply with facility registration.  There are also specific requirements in place for different food products like low-acid canned food, juice, and seafood.  These FDA regulations and guidelines are constantly changing and the paperwork can be quite complex, If you’d like us to help you, we’d be happy to.

    There are no FDA fees for a food facility but foreign facilities will need to have an approved US FDA Agent in order to be compliant.  

    According to the Nutrition Labelling and Education Act of 1990, almost all foods require 5 basic level requirements: quantity of content, nutritional information, ingredients, manufacturer or distributor, and product name.

    The food & beverage compliance solutions for the USA we offer consists of:

    1. Food Label Compliance- We will prepare a format that is ready to print and create a future-proof Nutrition Facts Panel and design print-ready full-compliant (brand images and logo).
    2. Nutrition Facts Panel Creation- We can prepare your panel using raw material certificates and ingredient information.
    3. Food Facility Registration and Renewal – Get assistance to register your food facility with the FDA or review your current registration to avoid any non-compliances.
    4. GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe Notification) – We’ll review your food ingredients to determine whether GRAS is possible and prepare a dossier to be submitted to the FDA to see if your ingredient qualifies for sale in the USA.
    5. Self-affirmed GRAS – Our FDA compliance professionals can assist you in preparing a self-affirmed GRAS dossier so your ingredients efficiently meet the U.S.A safety qualification requirements for sale.

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