March 22nd, 2018

FSPCA FSVP Training May 2018, Long Beach, CA

FSPCA FSVP Training April 3-5 in Long BeachThis course will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the “Foreign Supplier Verificalinktion Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals” regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This regulation is one of a number of regulations and guidance that implement the provisions of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which focuses on safe food practices.

Class Schedule

Price includes the FSVP handbook, certificate from FSPCA, lunch and snacks.

Attendees must be present for all 16-hours of FSPCA FSVP Training.

  • Thursday, May 24 2018: 7:30am-5pm
  • Friday, May 25, 2018: 7:30am-5pm

Materials covered in FSVP

  • Context: FSMA and FSVP
  • Setting the Stage: Building the Foundation for the FSVP Process
  • Overview of FSVP Requirements
  • Preventive Controls and Produce Safety
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Evaluation and Approval of Foreign Supplier
  • Foreign Supplier Verification
  • Reevaluation of Foreign Supplier
  • Importer Identification
  • Importance of Records
  • FDA Oversight

Tickets

Description

This FSPCA FSVP Training will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals” regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This regulation is one of a number of regulations and guidance that implement the provisions of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which focuses on safe food practices.

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 or consignee exists, the U.S. agent or representative of the foreign owner.

The FSPCA FSVP Training curriculum was designed by regulatory, academia, and industry professionals and developed with funding from FDA as part of the FSPCA. Attending this course, will help you understand the FSVP requirements and how those requirements can be met in your particular circumstance.

Earn a Certificate of Training from Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance

Who Should Attend?
Those 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.

Trainers

Lance Harding

image of FSMA Training instructor Lance Harding

Lance Harding is the Vice President for Quality Assurance at Herbalife, and has been with the company for 18 years in Quality, Regulatory and Project Management. Current responsibilities include GMP compliance, the Supplier Qualification program, Product complaints, SOPs and training, Raw material documentation and specifications, Computer validation and change control, product and warehouse quality inspections. He is a registered pharmacist with an MBA, US Regulatory Affairs Certified (RAC) from RAPS, Lead Instructor for Preventive Controls for Human Food from FSPCA, Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) and Certified HACCP Auditor (CHA) from ASQ. He has previously worked with biologic and pharmaceutical products for Allergan, Pharmacia and The Upjohn Company.

Joy Joseph

Joy is the founder of JOYS Quality Management Systems, a consultancy for dietary supplements industry and past VP for Science and Technology at Pharmavite.  Over her 35 year career she has been a frequent lecturer and provided training, auditing and development of GMPs and SOPs for her clients. She is a Certified Quality Auditor through ASQ and she has an MBA in Technology Management and a BS in Chemistry and Biology.

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