By Ilana R. Morady

iStock_000045960778_MediumOn November 13, 2015, the FDA finalized its rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals.

The rule is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on November 27, 2015. The pre-publication version of the rule is available here. The linchpin of the rule is the requirement
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By Ilana R. Morady

On May 30, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule implementing a new prior notice requirement for food imported into the United States.

The new requirement, which is authorized by the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA), requires importers of a food product to notify the FDA if any other country has refused

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