Additional Industry Resources
Presentations made at AFFI's 2010 Spring Board Meeting
U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Reportable Food Registry
- Click here for the FDA Web site containing access to the Reportable Food Registry.
- Click here for FDA's Guidance for Industry issued June, 2009, and revised September, 2009: Questions and Answers Regarding the Reportable Food Registry as Established by the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007
- Click here for FDA's Guidance for Industry issued March, 2010: Submitting a Report for Multiple Facilities to the Reportable Food Electronic Portal as Established by the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007
Good Agricultural Practices (GAPS) for Fruits and Vegetables
Importing and Exporting Goods
U.S. Department of Commerce - International Trade Administration: Export.gov
Find Trade Agreement Texts and Country Commercial Guides
In addition to viewing the texts of agreements between the U.S. and its trading partners covering manufactured products and services on TCC - OnLine (Trade Compliance Center On-Line) at: http://tcc.export.gov/Trade_Agreements/All_Trade_Agreements/index.asp, TCC On-Line visitors can also access commercial and economic information which helps U.S. exporters understand and evaluate opportunities created by those trade agreements. An excellent source of market research is the “Country Commercial Guides” produced by the U.S. Commercial Service, which can be accessed at: http://www.buyusainfo.net/adsearch.cfm?search_type=int&loadnav=no
Note: You may have to copy this link directly into your browser for it to execute. The link moves you to a search page. From the search page, make a composite search formed from variables representing a country, state, industry, event type, and/or date.
USDA-Regulated Products (Meat, Poultry and Egg Products)
The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (DOC/NIST) provides a service for U.S. exporters, Notify U.S., which is a free, Web-based information service that lists foreign technical regulations and provides an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical barriers to trade.
Microwave Food Safety
Starting a New Food Business