FDA Import Alert 99-41 

 January 25, 2022

By  Rachel Montgomery

FDA just made a new announcement on Friday of an Import Alert related to FSVP, the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs Regulation:   

Import alert 99-41, published Jan 19, 2022– for not having an FSVP “Detention Without Physical Examination of Human and Animal Foods Imported from Foreign Suppliers by Importers Who Are Not in Compliance with the Requirements of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Regulation”, is one of three alerts not updated during that period.  A look through it shows all of 2021 and the increase in numbers of firms and products on the alert compared to 2020 and 2019.


About the author

Mrs. Montgomery is an FSPCA Lead Instructor for PCQI Human Food, PCQI Animal Food and Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) courses with over 30 years experience as a food safety executive in large-scale manufacturing. Montgomery offers virtual training spread over multiple shorter days to fulfill the hours required yet allow team members more time to absorb the training and also stay in touch with their work teams. Montgomery is the Principal of Simple Compliance Solutions, LLC and a Registered Microbiologist (National Registry of Certified Microbiologists).