Global food supply chains increasingly provide the products on consumer’s plates. Food manufacturers and retailers source raw materials and finished products from around the world in order to meet consumer expectations. However, there may be risks associated with global sourcing based on the part of the world, the inherent risk of the food product, and the practices of the supplier.
In response to issues associated with imported foods, Congress, through the Food Safety Modernization Act, required the Food and Drug Administration to enact regulations specific to the control of imported foods. These include the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) and Voluntary Qualified Importer Program. Importers will need to comply with the requirements of the FSVP, and may find benefit in opting to participate in VQIP once that program is established.
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Dr. Jennifer McEntire is Vice President and Chief Science Officer at The Acheson Group, where she helps food industry clients understand their supply chain risks and prioritize mitigations in the context of the changing regulatory landscape and global food safety system. She joined the firm, then part of Leavitt Partners, in 2011 after spending eight years at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), where she served as the...
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