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Food Importers – Want to Expedite Your Importations with FDA?

 On January 2, 2018, FDA announced that it expects to begin accepting applications in early 2018 for its Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP), which we first advised you of back in 2015. VQIP is a voluntary, fee-based program for importers that will allow expedited review and importation of human and animal foods into the United READ MORE

Here’s a Recap of Part II of our #WorldTradeMonth Seminar Series for Compliance Professionals on FDA FSMA and FSVP

Yesterday, we at DTL, had the pleasure of hosting Part II of our #WorldTradeMonth Seminar Series for Compliance Professionals. The second seminar focused on FDA FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) Compliance for Importers with expert speakers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and industry. We had a packed house with an array of READ MORE

World Trade Center’s Food & Beverage Seminar YOU CAN’T MISS!

Monday, October 28 Session Title   Speaker(s) Handouts 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM The FDA/’s Food Safety Modernization Act – Top 10 Tips to Comply! Jennifer Diaz 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Build Your Brand Overseas With Best-in-Class ICD’s (In Country Distributors)! Alex Ruiz 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Cut Your Costs … and Sell READ MORE

FDA Discusses TOP Reasons for Detention of Goods

At today’s Import Operations Training, sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Florida Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association (FCBF), top officials from FDA traveled to Miami to educate importers and brokers. Topics ranged from a general overview of FDA compliance, TOP rationales for FDA detentions, Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) READ MORE

HOW TO GET OFF THE FDA BLACK LIST (Import Alert List)

What is the Black List? The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authority from Congress to place an importer, manufacturer, shipper, grower, geographic area, or country on a “detention without physical examination” (DWPE) list (aka the FDA’s black list). To check if a company you are doing business with is on such a READ MORE