US Regulations Affecting Imported Food Products
Presented by Evelyn Cadman of FDA Compliance Simplified
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.
The links below lead to introductory information about some import regulations. 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: How to Start a Food Business
Food Labeling Links: