Foreign Supplier Verification Program

 

The FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Program Qualified Individuals (FSVP-QI) certificate training is a  16-hour class, given over 2 days, covers the requirements of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program rule (FSVP) under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Participants will learn how to comply with FSVP requirements during their operations. This curriculum, designed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA), is the FDA-recognized “standard curriculum” meeting training requirements for Foreign Supplier Verification Program Qualified Individual (FSVP-QI).

Attendees will participate in hands-on exercise sessions where immediate utilization of lecture materials through the development of a model Foreign Supplier Verification Program. Group discussions allow for an exchange of “best practices” advice on successful implementation and maintenance of FSVP programs.

Attending the entire 16-hours of the course, answering questions, participating in group activities, are all required in order to earn the FSPCA-FSVP-QI certificate of training. 

YOU SHOULD ATTEND IF YOU ARE:

  • Wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs
  • Planning to implement a FSMA compliant food safety plan for products that contain ingredients from suppliers outside the United States
  • Wishing to serve as a Foreign Supplier Verification Program Qualified Individual (FSVP-QI)
  • You are a supplier that ships food ingredients to the United States and need to understand your company’s role and responsibilities to comply with FSMA requirements
  • New to your roles at locations where a FSMA-compliant Foreign Supplier Verification Program will be developed and implemented
  • You approve foreign suppliers for a U.S. based company
  • A U.S. based agent that receives food ingredients from outside the U.S.
  • You are based in the United States while managing a global supply-chain
  • A food safety / supply-chain  auditor or consultant

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FSVP-QI Course Schedule

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Foreign Supplier Verification Program Qualified Individuals (FSVP-QI) : Grand Prairie, Texas

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