FSVP Foreign Supplier Verification Program Training
Duration: 2 Days = 1.7 CEUs
PriceIn-House Training
$695.00Call for Quote

March 30-31, 2020Orange County - CA - USHoliday Inn Orange County AirportREGISTER ONLINE NOW
April 8-9, 2020Dallas - TX - USSpringHill Suites by Marriott-DFW EastREGISTER ONLINE NOW
April 29-30, 2020Charlotte - NC - USHoliday Inn Charlotte AirportREGISTER ONLINE NOW
June 23-24, 2020Orlando - FL - USCourtyard/Orlando/Lake NonaREGISTER ONLINE NOW

Understand and comply with the requirements of the FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)

Course Objectives

This 2 day training was developed with funding from FDA as a part of FSPCA, is designed to provide you with the information needed when you are involved in importing either food ingredients, and/or food contact packaging and/or retail food products as to their food safety.

This training covers your responsibilities as a “qualified individual” if you are an FSVP importer and how this relates to the foreign suppliers and how it is different to the custom requirements for importing food products, packaging materials and ingredients.

Learn the difference between:
  • Importer of Record

  • FSVP Importer


Attendance at any of the following training dependent on your import needs is strongly recommended:

  • Preventive Controls for Human Foods training

  • Preventive Controls for Animal Foods training

  • Produce Food Safety guidelines

Who Should Attend?

  • Brokers

  • Importers

  • Retailers who import products

  • Manufacturers who import ingredients and food-contact packaging materials

  • Consultants

  • Third Party Auditors

  • Preventative Control Qualified Individual's (PCQI) if assisting an FSVP Importer

Key Session Topics

  • Relationship of FSMA and FSVP

  • Building the Foundation for the FSVP Process

  • Overview of the Requirements

  • Hazard Analysis and FSVP Importer's responsibilities for the Supplier's Hazard Analysis

  • Evaluation and Approval of the Foreign Suppliers

  • Foreign Supplier Verification

  • Re-evaluation of Foreign Suppliers

  • Importer Identification

  • Importance of Records

  • FDA Oversight


  • A certificate of completion will be issued by the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) of FSPCA, the cost of this certificate is included in the course fee.

How to Register

  • Online: Click the "Register Online Now" link to access the online registration form and pay by credit card.
  • Call: USA: 1-800-374-3818, CANADA: 1-877-426-0714. Group Bookings available!