March, 2018 Tuesday


Food Safety

FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Training – Lacey, WA

Center for Business and Innovation

Lacey, WA, 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503

This class fulfills FDA requirements for FSMA Qualified Individual Training for importers.

The class will be led by an instructor with regulatory experience, has attended the FSPCA lead instructor training, and holds an Alliance Lead Instructor Certificate.

Questions? Email us at Cdoan@impactwashington.org

Where:  Center for Business and Innovation – 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503

When: March 13 – 14, 2017 (8:00AM-5:00PM each day)

FSPC Foreign Supplier Verification training: Course fee includes your FSPCA certificate fee, light breakfasts, breaks, refreshments, lunch, participants guide and workbook. Learn how to evaluate a foreign suppliers food safety plan. This is the standardized curriculum recognized by the US Food and Drug Administration for training individuals to be qualified to oversee the safe importation of food. Importers as of 5/30/17 are required to assess hazards in human and animal food, and verify suppliers have mitigated them properly. Students will likely be a mix of importers, brokers and retailers. Upon completion participants will receive a certificate from the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance signed by AFDO. You must be present the entire time to receive a certificate.


Day One Tuesday March 13, 2018

8:00 AM Light Breakfast Provided

8:00 AM

Introduction, KWL,

Context with FSMA and FSVP

Foundation for the FSVP process

Overview of requirements

Requirements, Exercise 3

12:00 PM Lunch Provided

Produce Safety Session

Food Safety Hazard Analysis

5:00 PM Wrap up Day One

Day Two Wednesday March 14, 2018

8:00 AM Light Breakfast Provided

8:00 AM

Hazard assessment- Exercise 4

Evaluation and approval of foreign suppliers

Foreign Supplier Verification

Reevaluation of supplier performance

12:00 PM Lunch Provided

Importer Identification

Records, Exercise 9

FDA Oversight

5:00 PM Wrap up Day Two

KWL, Questions, FSVP QI Certificates

Registration: The workshop fee is $850/person.

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