This module will primarily focus on U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations on importing food products into the US. We will discuss things to consider, steps to take and some specific regulations covering food product processing and labeling. These regulations affect conventional foods and beverages, medical foods, dietary supplements, new food ingredients and pet foods. There are also regulations important for food equipment manufactures as well as app developers to understand.
The links below lead to introductory information about some import regulations. Start with these brief blog posts:
Importing from FDA’s perspective https://fdasimplified.com/blog/importing-fda-regulated-products-to-the-united-states/
Importing from the perspective of Customs and Border Protection https://fdasimplified.com/blog/there-is-nothing-simple-about-importing-products-into-the-united-states/
Further explore the links on these pages that apply to your company and product.
FDA information: Importing Food Products into the United States
USDA information: Animal and Animal Product Import Information
Customs information: Importing food for commercial use
US Food Regulations
The links below lead to FDA webpages with many links that will prove important to your business.
Overview of US Food Industry Regulations: