FSVP Foreign Supplier Verification Program

Course Description

The FSVP course curriculum was designed by regulatory, academic, and industry professionals and developed in consultation with FDA as part of the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA). This course will provide 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. FDA. By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the underlying purpose of FSVP rule
  • Identify what’s needed to be included in your FSVP
  • Develop and implement your FSVP
  • Implement an FSVP record keeping system
  • Understand how FDA will oversee your FSVP

The course is taught by Lead Instructors trained and approved by the FSPCA. Upon attending the entire training program, you will receive an official certificate issued by the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO).

Who should attend?

» Importers of human and animal food in the U.S.

» Brokers/Import Agents

» Facilities that directly import food to the U.S

» Personnel responsible for the development and implementation of FSVP

» Food Safety Personnel/Consultant/Auditors

» Foreign suppliers of food that will be exported to the U.S.

The course fee listed includes Participant Manual, Exercise Workbook, and an official FSVP certificate recognized by U.S. FDA.