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Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)

Below is a summary of our last NYCB Newsletter sent out a few weeks ago regarding the new FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP). Remember, if you’re a customer, you get this information first! Please be aware that the FSVP (Foreign Supplier Verification Program) of the FSMA

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Final Reminder! 2016 FDA Food Facility Registration!

Final Reminder! 2016 FDA Food Facility Registration!

The 2016 Biennial FDA Food Facility Registration Renewal Period is underway. Section 415 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) [21 U.S.C. § 350d] requires food facilities required to register with FDA to renew such registrations during the period beginning on October 1 and ending

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SOLAS and How it May Affect You

SOLAS and How it May Affect You

SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) SOLAS regulations were originally adopted in 1974 and entered force in 1980. While not a new program, there are new regulations coming into effect 7/1/2016 which importers are not directly responsible for but may be affected by. These new regulations will

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What does Custom’s “One USG” Mean?

As the use of CBP’s ACE (Automated Commercial Environment) overtakes the old ACS (Automated Commercial System), and FDA begins to use the PGA system (Partner Government Agency) rather than OGA (Other Government Agency), there are many new messages sent through ABI (Automated Brokers Interface). When used to

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NYCB Featured in “How Does a Customs Broker Work?”

NYCB Featured in “How Does a Customs Broker Work?”

Our President, Larry Lieberman, was featured on Slate.com for an interview. Check out the snippet below, or click here to see the full article!   The “How Does a Customs Broker Work?” Edition Larry Lieberman explains how he navigates the bureaucracy, government regulations, and computer systems that

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West Coast Delays

According to Marinelink.com: Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast on Tuesday said they would no longer assign crews to load and unload cargo ships overnight at the massive Los Angeles and Long Beach docks. Source: http://www.marinelink.com/news/california-overnight383851.aspx

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AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

November 7, 2014 Section 415 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) [21 U.S.C. § 350d] requires food facilities that are required to register with FDA to renew such registrations during the period beginning on October 1 and ending on December 31 of each even-numbered

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FDA Manufacturing Plant Registration

FDA Manufacturing Plant Registration

All food importers should be aware that their manufacturing plants need to be updating/renewing their FDA Registrations in the coming 3 months. Please see the below information and let your manufacturers know in case they have not marked this important information on their calendars! Section 415 of

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Welcome to our New Website!!!

Welcome to our New Website!!!

We would like to welcome all of our customers (and future customers!) to our brand new website. It’s been a long time coming, and hopefully all we’ve done to the site will help you to find information quicker, contact us faster if need be, and find out

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