Posts by Erik L
FSMA Traceability Rule Impacts Importers, Food Retailers and Wholesalers
FSMA Section 204 Requires Lot Codes to Be Tracked for Many Varieties of Foods On November 21, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published in the Federal Register the final rule on traceability requirements for certain foods. The traceability requirements are mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act – FSMA. The final rule…Read More
Who is the Importer of Record?
Definition of Importer of Record The importer of record is defined as: CBP considers an”owner” and “purchaser” to include any party with a financial interest in a transaction such as a buying or selling agent, or a person who imports for exhibition at a trade fair, or imports goods for repair or alteration. More information…Read More
Why Food Retailers Won’t Serve as the FSVP Importer
Export managers and sales executives for food firms outside of the United States regularly find themselves in the position of having a category manager of supermarket chain interested in sourcing their product, but only if it can be sold under DDP terms. Many major supermarket chains in the U.S. will not serve as the Foreign…Read More