Before you send any food products to the United States, make sure that the following companies are registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA).
- Foreign manufacturer
- Foreign distributor or warehouse
- Foreign exporter
- U.S. importer
Obtain a Prior Notice Confirmation Number to avoid the detention of your cargo by the U.S. Customs and the FDA.
Most of the time, FedEx, UPS or DHL will reject any shipment without this document.
Arrange to have your labels reviewed or updated before your next shipment.
Canadian, Mexican, European, Asian food labels are not FDA compliant.