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Do You Want to be a “Trusted Trader”? C-TPAT is No Longer Enough

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently published the long awaited Federal Register Notice, dated June 16, 2014, discussing the “Announcement of Trusted Trader Program Test.” This new “Trusted Trader” program is big news for U.S. and non-resident Canadian importers, and if implemented will combine the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and Importer Self Assessment READ MORE

FDA Issues Final Compliance Policy Guide for Food Facility Registration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued the “Compliance Policy Guide Sec. 100.250 Food Facility Registration – Human and Animal Food” (the CPG).  The CPG provides guidance for FDA staff pertaining to the enforcement of the food facility registration provisions of section 415 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), READ MORE