Shook Attorneys Present Webinar on Minimizing FDA Enforcement Risk on Food Importers

Starting in spring 2020, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started regulating food importers under the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP). FSVP requires a food importer to create a due diligence program to review and approve its foreign suppliers and conduct activities to verify that the food is produced in a manner that provides at least the same level of safety as the U.S. requirements. FDA started to fully enforce FSVP by issuing Warning Letters, import alerts and even import refusals for non-compliance.
Shook FDA and Food, Beverage and Agribusiness Attorneys John F. Johnson III and Elizabeth Fessler will present the webinar “FDAs Foreign Supplier Verification Program Enforcement: Learned Lessons from FDAs First Actions,” exploring the lessons that can be learned from these first enforcement actions and providing practical recommendations for what food importers can do to minimize the risk of FDA enforcement. The webinar, which is sponsored by the National Customs, Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) Educational Institute is December 10, 1–2 p.m. EST.