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Foreign Supplier Verification Programs Course

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Course Description This course provides participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals” regulation of the U.S.Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is one of the regulations under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) which focuses on safe food practices. 
Training Modules
  • Context: FSMA and FSVP
  • Setting the State: Building the Foundation for FSVP
  • Overview of the Requirements
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Evaluation and Approval of Foreign Supplier
  • Foreign Supplier Verification
  • Importer Identification at Entry
  • Importance of Records
  • FDA Oversight
Prerequisites Preventive Controls 
Who Should Attend?

U.S.‐based importers who meet the definition of “importer” in the FSVP rule, which includes those who own or are the consignee of food at the time of entry, or, if no owner or consignee exists, the U.S. agent or representative of the foreign owner.

Others who have an interest in ensuring that the requirements of the FSVP rule are met, including brokers, exporters, foreign suppliers of food that will be exported to the U.S., persons/business owners who currently buy food from foreign sources, and representatives of foreign governments.

Upcoming courses

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BRC: Food Safety Issue 7 To 8 Conversion For Sites November 6 Chicago, IL
FAMI-QS Version 6 November 6 - November 7 St Louis, MO
FSMA: Foreign Supplier Verification Programs November 8 - November 9 Chicago, IL
Internal Food Safety Auditor November 8 - November 9 St Louis, MO
Environmental Monitoring Program November 12 - November 13 Fresno, CA
Advanced SQF Practitioner November 13 - November 14 Philadelphia, PA
Internal Food Safety Auditor November 27 - November 28 Louisville, KY
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Environmental Monitoring Program December 4 - December 5 Des Moines, IA
BRC: Food Safety Issue 7 to 8 Conversion of Auditors December 4 - December 5 Nashville, TN
Internal Food Safety Auditor December 6 - December 7 Nashville, TN
HACCP for Food Processors December 11 - December 12 Seattle, WA
Preventive Controls for Human Food December 12 - December 14 Kansas City, MO
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 December 13 - December 14 Seattle, WA
HACCP for Food Processors January 15 - January 16 Orange County, CA
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 January 17 - January 18 Orange County, CA
Preventive Controls for Animal Food January 23 - January 25 Dallas, TX
Preventive Controls for Human Food January 23 - January 25 Louisville, KY
Internal Food Safety Auditor January 28 - January 29 Chicago, IL
HACCP for Food Processors February 5 - February 6 Nashville, TN
Environmental Monitoring Program February 7 - February 8 Seattle, WA
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 February 7 - February 8 Nashville, TN
FAMI-QS Version 6 February 11 - February 12 Des Moines, IA
Preventive Controls for Animal Food February 13 - February 15 Des Moines, IA
BRC: Food Safety Issue 7 To 8 Conversion For Sites February 19 Philadelphia, PA
Preventive Controls for Human Food February 20 - February 22 Philadelphia, PA
FSMA: Foreign Supplier Verification Programs February 26 - February 27 Orange County, CA
BRC Lead Auditor March 4 - March 8 Chicago, IL
Environmental Monitoring Program March 11 - March 12 Atlanta,GA
Preventive Controls for Animal Food March 13 - March 15 Atlanta,GA
Preventive Controls for Human Food March 20 - March 22 Orange County, CA
Internal Food Safety Auditor March 21 - March 22 Louisville, KY
HACCP for Food Processors March 26 - March 27 Des Moines, IA
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 March 28 - March 29 Des Moines, IA
Environmental Monitoring Program April 4 - April 5 Dallas, TX
HACCP for Food Processors April 9 - April 10 Seattle, WA
Preventive Controls for Human Food April 10 - April 12 Madison, WI
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 April 11 - April 12 Seattle, WA
Internal Food Safety Auditor April 16 - April 17 Philadelphia, PA
Advanced SQF Practitioner April 18 - April 19 Des Moines, IA
Preventive Controls for Animal Food April 24 - April 26 Denver, Co
Food Plant Microbiology & Hazards 101 April 25 - April 26 Minneapolis, MN
Preventive Controls for Human Food May 1 - May 3 Seattle, WA
BRC: Food Safety Issue 7 To 8 Conversion For Sites May 8 Dallas, TX
Environmental Monitoring Program May 9 - May 10 Minneapolis, MN
HACCP for Food Processors May 14 - May 15 Philadelphia, PA
Preventive Controls for Animal Food May 15 - May 17 St Louis, MO
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 May 16 - May 17 Philadelphia, PA
FSMA: Foreign Supplier Verification Programs May 21 - May 22 Des Moines, IA
GLP within Food Plant Laboratories May 23 - May 24 Des Moines, IA
Internal Food Safety Auditor May 30 - May 31 Madison, WI
Advanced HACCP June 10 - June 11 Des Moines, IA
Preventive Controls for Human Food June 12 - June 14 Des Moines, IA
Environmental Monitoring Program June 13 - June 14 Fresno, CA
HACCP for Food Processors June 18 - June 19 Minneapolis, MN
Environmental Monitoring Program June 20 - June 21 Providence, RI
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 June 20 - June 21 Minneapolis, MN
Internal Food Safety Auditor June 25 - June 26 Seattle, WA
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