FSVP Training
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
proposed regulations for the Foreign
Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) as
mandated by the
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
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sessions will be taught by FSPCA FSVP lead instructors and
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This course is designed for:
1. U.S.based importers who meet the definition of “importer” in
the FSVP rule, which includes those who own or are the
consignee of food at the time of entry, or, if no owner of
consignee exists, the U.S. agent or representative of the
foreign owner.

2. Others who have an interest in ensuring that the requirements
of the FSVP rule are met, including brokers, exporters, foreign
suppliers of food that will be exported to the U.S.,
persons/business owners who currently buy food from
foreign sources, and representatives of foreign governments.

Foreign Supplier Verification Program Rule
The Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) final rule
applies to most entities who import food into the United States
from abroad, including domestic facilities and food brokers. For
each food it imports, an importer would be required to develop,
maintain, and follow a Foreign Supplier Verification Program that
provides “adequate assurances” that its foreign supplier is
producing the food in compliance with processes and procedures
that provide “at least the same level of public health protection” as
FDA’s standards for preventive controls and produce safety, if
either is applicable. The foreign supplier must also demonstrate
that it is producing the food in compliance with the adulteration
and allergen-labeling requirements of the Food Drug and
Cosmetic Act (Sections 402 and 403(w), respectively).

Importers are responsible for actions that include: (i) determining
known or reasonably foreseeable hazards with each food
imported, (ii) evaluating the risk posed by the food, based on the
hazard analysis, and the foreign supplier’s performance, (iii) using
that evaluation of the risk posed by an imported food and the
supplier’s performance to approve suppliers and determine
appropriate supplier verification activities, (iv) conducting supplier
verification activities, and (v) conducting corrective actions.   
Lead Instructor's Name
After this 2 day training, all attendee will be awarded with this certificate.
Foreign Supplier Verification
Programs Training

FSVP Training

2024 Classes
Los Angeles, CA  Jan  18 and 19, 2024
Chicago, IL  Feb  29 and Mar 1, 2024
Los Angeles, CA  May 16 and 17, 2024

Chicago, IL  June 13 and 14, 2024
Temple Building, 77 W Washington St,
Chicago, IL 60602

Los Angeles, CA  Sept 12 and 13, 2024
125 Pacific Coast Highway
Hermosa Beach, CA  90254

Chicago, IL  Oct 17 and 18, 2024
Temple Building, 77 W Washington St,
Chicago, IL 60602

Chicago, IL  Dec  13 and 14, 2024
Temple Building, 77 W Washington St,
Chicago, IL 60602
Training Hours
Day 1. 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Day 2. 8:00AM - 3:00PM
Course Includes
All course materials: Comprehensive workbook with all of the
presentation slides, sample forms, sample food safety plans,
lists of resources.
Certificate of Completion issued by AFDO, showing that the
student was trained under the FDA recognized curriculum.
FDA Approved Curriculum Training: FSPCA Foreign Supplier
Verification Programs Training
​​This course will provide participants with the knowledge to
implement the requirements of the “Foreign Supplier
Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and
regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
regulation is one of a number of regulations and guidances th
implement the provisions of the 2011 Food Safety
Modernization Act (FSMA), which focuses on safe food
Registration fee $798/person
Online Registration