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Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) under Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

On June 15, 2016, Flegenheimer International sent out information about the final rule on FDA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP). CBP also sent a CSMS#16-000691 informing the import community  such as importers, consignees, manufacturers, shippers, foreign suppliers, and other stakeholders

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Blueberries from Chile – New APHIS Regulations

Flegenheimer International has just been notified by USDA that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is requiring blueberry shipments from regions VI, VII and VIII in Chile destined for the United States to be fumigated at the point of origin. 

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USDA NEWS, Fumigation and Packaging

USDA has been experiencing some problems with fumigation lately and has asked that we inform our Importers of these problems.  If you are currently importing any herb, fruit or vegetable shipments this very important information should be reviewed. The following

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