Final Guidance for Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) Webinar

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) hosted a webinar on November 30, 2016 at 1pm(ET) about the Final Guidance for Industry on the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP). This final guidance is for a voluntary, fee-based program to allow the expedited review and importation of foods into the United States from importers with a proven track record of food safety and security. The final guidance is in question-and-answer format to explain how this program will work.


  • Welcome
    Moderator Jason Thurman, Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine
  • Presentation of the Final Guidance for Voluntary Qualified Importer Program
    Dori De Leon, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
  • Questions and Answers
    Moderator Jason Thurman, Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine

Download the Presentation Slides: Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP), Final Guidance for Industry Overview (PDF: 126KB)

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