FSMA-FSVP Certification Program

Qualify for full or modified Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) requirements and adhering to Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) needs with FSMA-FSVP program assistance from experts.

FSMA-FSVP: An Overview

Food Safety Modernization Act

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is a set of rules that give FDA new authority to regulate how foods are grown, harvested and processed. The act mandates that the foods imported from foreign countries have high standards to meet domestic food requirements. FSMA has 7 Preventive Control Rules for Food, including Produce Safety Rule, FSVP Rule, Accredited Third-Party Certification, Sanitary Transportation Rule, Intentional Adulteration Rule and Complying with FSMA.

Foreign Supplier Verification Program

Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) regulated by FDA mandates that importers perform specific risk-based activities to ascertain that food imported to USA is produced in a manner that meets applicable US safety standards. FSVP is similar to the SFCR in Canada which verifies and proves to CFIA that the food Canadian importers import meets regulations and standards.

US Importers of Canadian Foods

US and Canada have developed FSSRA (Food Safety Systems Recognition Arrangement). The FDA FSVP applies a revised set of regulations for US importers when they import food that is covered under the FSSRA from Canadian manufacturers that are in compliance with the CIFA. This makes it easier for US and Canadian imports and exports. If you manufacture, process, preserve, treat, package, grade, label for inter-provincial trade or export fish products using a meat product as an ingredient must have an SFC license to conduct these activities or imported by an SFC license holder.

Why Choose FSMA-FSVP Certification?

FSMA FSVP certification enables overseas suppliers (non-US suppliers of food products) to procure certification following an audit. It reduces the requirements of various supplier audits required by US importers by undergoing one certification audit.

How We Will Assist You in FSMA-FSVP Program

As a leading name in the industry, we have gained the capability to certify foreign food suppliers as a substitute to supplier audits requested by US importers under the FSMA FSVP rule. With us, you will qualify for FSMA compliance and full or modified FSVP requirements.

Qualify Your Business

We will help you qualify for full or modified FSVP requirements.

Food Safety Assessment

QSS professionals will assess food safety performance and compliance history of foreign suppliers.

FSVP Plan Development

Our experts will assist you and your foreign suppliers to develop FSVP plans.

Certification Renewal

We will review your foreign supplier verification program certifications.

Do You Know?

Follow Latest News, Blogs & Industry Updates

Conventional Foods vs. Supplemented Foods
April 20, 2021
| |

Conventional Foods vs. Supplemented Foods

Conventional Foods vs. Supplemented Foods The easiest way to know the difference between these...
Read More
Veterinary Health Products to be allowed in Livestock Feed
March 15, 2021
| |

Veterinary Health Products to be allowed in Livestock Feed

Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have joined forces to evaluate the...
Read More
The Difference between a Class I, II and III NHP Application
March 1, 2021
| |

The Difference between a Class I, II and III NHP Application

Identifying the correct application type has become increasingly more crucial for Natural Health Product...
Read More
Validation of the Safe Food for Canadians Licence to Import
February 15, 2021
| |

Validation of the Safe Food for Canadians Licence to Import

In order for food that is regulated under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations,...
Read More
Ensuring Predictability for Interim Orders Relating to COVID-19
December 15, 2020
| |

Ensuring Predictability for Interim Orders Relating to COVID-19

Health Canada recently published an additional notice regarding all interim orders relating to COVID-19...
Read More
Additional Packaging and Labelling Requirements for Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers in Beverage Containers
October 9, 2020
| |

Additional Packaging and Labelling Requirements for Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers in Beverage Containers

On October 5, 2020, the Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) sent a...
Read More
FDA Announces FSMA Food Traceability Proposed Rule
September 25, 2020
| |

FDA Announces FSMA Food Traceability Proposed Rule

On Monday September 21st, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a proposed...
Read More
Regulatory Considerations for Non-Medical Masks or Face Coverings
September 13, 2020
| |

Regulatory Considerations for Non-Medical Masks or Face Coverings

Earlier this summer, Health Canada provided a notice to industry on the regulatory considerations...
Read More
Interim Order Respecting Clinical Trials Relating to COVID-19
June 6, 2020
| |

Interim Order Respecting Clinical Trials Relating to COVID-19

On May 23, 2020, the Minister of Health of Canada approved an Interim Order...
Read More
Clarifications and requirements regarding the interim measure for Hard Surface Disinfectants and Hand Sanitizers
May 29, 2020
| |

Clarifications and requirements regarding the interim measure for Hard Surface Disinfectants and Hand Sanitizers

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Health Canada is taking action to increase...
Read More
What is HACCP and Food Handler’s Certification
April 26, 2020
| |

What is HACCP and Food Handler’s Certification

What is HACCP Plan Food safety is always evolving and becoming more complex, as...
Read More
How to Develop a HACCP Plan
April 21, 2020
| |

How to Develop a HACCP Plan

The purpose of a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan is to identify...
Read More
Need FSMA-FSVP Program Assistance?

Please complete the form below. We will respond to you soon.

Select all applicable Services
Select countries of interest