FDA's Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rule requires food importers to conduct and document an evaluation of their foreign suppliers' FDA compliance status, "including whether the foreign supplier is the subject of an FDA warning letter, import alert, or other FDA compliance action related to food safety." This requirement cannot be fulfilled by your customs broker.
FDA's Preventive Controls Rules require registered food facilities to establish, implement and document a supply-chain program monitoring their suppliers' FDA compliance status, "including an FDA warning letter or import alert relating to the safety of food and other FDA compliance actions..."
Registrar Corp's FDA Compliance MonitorSM allows users to monitor companies for FDA Import Alerts and Import Refusals.
Comply with new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) monitoring and documenting requirements.
Automated supplier checks minimize the risk of costly and unexpected delays and detentions.
Adding multiple recipients to compliance updates assures immediate action as soon as problems arise.
A centralized list of suppliers showing their current compliance status allows for improved supplier control and communication between buyers and quality assurance departments.