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Keep informed on latest government regulations and general news regarding Customs Brokerage.
FDA Food Supplier Verification Program
The Food Safety Modernization Act includes provisions for a program to verify the safety of imported food.
Changes to CBP Reconciliation Program in January 2017
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be implementing several changes to the reconciliation entry program as part of the conversion to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).
FDA Food Facility Registration Due Before December 31, 2016
The Bioterrorism Act and Food Safety Modernization Act requires all domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold food for human or animal consumption in the U.S. to register with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
CBP Enters New Phase of ISF Enforcement
On June 17, 2016 CBP announced changes for the enforcement of Importer Security Filing (ISF) requirements. Under the ISF rule, importers must submit cargo data at least 24 hours prior to carriers loading vessels destined to the U.S.
Conversion to ACE – Mandatory Use of ACE for FDA and Quota Entries
Effective June 15, 2016, ACE will be the only authorized system for filing electronic entry data for U.S. Food and Drug Administration for most entry types.