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World Trade Month Seminar Series for Compliance Professionals

In celebration of World Trade Month, Diaz Trade Law is hosting a World Trade Month Seminar Series for Compliance Professionals featuring U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) speakers. In the first seminar, attendees will learn the ABC’s of Antidumping & Countervailing Duties (AD/CVD) compliance and CBP Enforcement. In the second READ MORE

New FDA TOOL for Importers

Do you import food products (or any FDA regulated product) into the U.S.? I’ve launched a new website (www.FDA-USA.com) to assist you in learning the basic requirements for FDA regulated products. The website features information for importers of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, dietary supplements and alcoholic beverages. Don’t forget, if you are a registered food READ MORE

MANDATORY BIENNIAL REGISTRATION RENEWAL TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2014

Mandatory Biennial Registration Renewal for Food Facilities will soon be required, on October 1, 2014 until December 31, 2014. If your facility is not re-registered with the FDA by December 31, 2014, FDA will cancel your Bioterrorism Act registration and your importations will be delayed. A FDA Registration number is mandatory to import food products READ MORE

FDA Extends Until January 31 for Food Facilities to Re-Register

Below are the latest and greatest updates regarding compliance with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  It includes background on FSMA, an update from FDA with 2 new guidance documents, FDA’s extension to file biennial registrations, and an update on FDA using its enforcement power to suspend a facilities registration – meaning they can READ MORE

Don’t Let Your Bioterrorism Act Registration Lapse

The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 (FSMA) has for the first time, specifically put the onus on importers to have a program to verify that the food products they are bringing into this country are safe. The idea behind FSMA is to change FDA regulatory enforcement and focus to more of a preventative approach, READ MORE