Every day Americans interact with countless items regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, tobacco products, lasers, and even turtles (among other things too). At FDA Storytime, we talk about how FDA goes about regulating about a quarter of the U.S. consumer economy, one story at a time.

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FSVP: The Basics

The Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) is one of the foundational rules from the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). FSVP requires a food importer to create a due diligence program to review and approve its foreign suppliers. Then the importer must take action to verify that the food was produced in a manner that provides … Continue reading FSVP: The Basics