FSVP Services

With 30+ years experience, Ken Lehat & Associates (KLA) has extensive knowledge dealing with the FDA

  • FSVP is the new food safety regulation put in place by the FDA.
  • FSVP requirements are complex.
  • We always stay updated with the latest regulations and trends.
  • We may serve as your FSVP Agent or Representative.

Always stay updated with the latest regulations.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

Excellent
Based on 10 reviews
Ivonne Lugo
2019-07-23
Hiring Ken Lehat & Associates Inc is one of the best decisions we have take in our company. Ken was very supportive and make everything so easy. Thanks to their work we made possible our FDA release in less than a month.
Ben LeVine
2019-02-08
I've worked with Ken for several years now and have yet to meet someone more knowledgeable about importing, regulations, and customs. I just joined a start-up and Ken and his team helped with our first import! Big shout-out to Ella and Izzy, you are all amazing at what you do! Thank you.
Salim Mavany
2018-10-04
I've worked with Ken Lehat for over 10 years now and I have to say its been a great experience. With the amount of knowledge and experience that Ken and his team have with customs brokerage, they have been a valuable asset to our company. We truly enjoy working with Ken and would highly recommend his firm.
Dennis Klainberg
2018-10-04
Ken Lehat and Associates is a super professional and efficient Customs Brokerage company. Always attentive, they work hard to protect your interests and do whatever they can to expedite the clearance process and help to avoid the pitfalls--namely storage, demurrage, and the like. As a freight forwarder, we , and our clients, truly appreciate them, and have down so for now over 20 years! Kudos to the Team, esp. Allison!
J Tom
2018-10-02
We have been dealing with Ken Lehat for over 10 years. He provides high level of custom services; and we strongly recommend him.

FSVP FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Who is going to implement all the required steps under the new FSVP food safety regulation?
  • What does FDA now expect to see in my documents and my products at the time of entry?
  • Under the new FDA FSMA regulations who is considered the supplier and who is the importer?
  • Are all my overseas suppliers required to have a food safety plan?
  • Are all my imported products required to be covered by a food safety plan?
  • What if I change suppliers?
  • Is my company required to be registered with a unique UFI/DUNS code number? Does that include all my facilities?
  • Who is going to plan preventive controls for human food (PCHF)?
  • Who is a qualified individual? Who is my qualified individual?
  • Who keeps track of all the documents and proof of safety for facilities and products?
  • Is the FDA going to audit my company? How Often?

Identify food safety concerns

FSVP Agent

If there is no U.S.owner or consignee of an article of food at the time of United States entry, the importer is the U.S. agent, representative of the foreign owner, or consignee at the time of entry.  KLA may serve as your FSVP Agent or Representative depending on the type of product(s) and associated level of risk.

Focus on economic growth

Compliance Management

By relying on our experts for the technicalities involving compliance all along the supply chain, your focus will remain your company’s growth and success.  We’ll enable you to optimize profits, sustainability, reputation, as well as consumer confidence.

Minimize Supply Chain Disruptions

FSVP and Supply Chain

Under our guidance both sourcing and importing of your products will be uninterrupted with no disruption to the supply chain.

Container reaching its destination

Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP)

Importers in the United States are responsible for developing FSVP’s to verify the food they import is manufactured by US food safety standards.  KLA Food Safety Specialists can develop or review FSVP for FDA compliance.

Efficient communication with FDA regulators.

FDA and the FSVP Importer

We interface with the FDA on your behalf ensuring food safety compliance at the time of importation.  We can either act as the FSVP agent or advisor to the FSVP importer.

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