Facilitating Trade for Importers, Big or Small

August 26, 2021 Primus Group

U.S. importers, especially small to midsize companies, are feeling the heat as enforcement of FSMA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) hits home. FSVP shifted food safety responsibility and liability from all entities within the supply chain to the importer, making FDA’s importer-of-record list more important than ever.

PRIMUS GROUP, INC. — The Reasonable Moving Target

It is not clear at this point how the recent guidance will affect FDA inspections of non-leafy greens, but one thing is clear: the paradigm for FSMA standards change over time, and the expectations of those standards will likely ever be increasing.