The registration of your domestic and or foreign establishment is required, and ITB HOLDINGS LLC is ready to assist.
The product is
- stored, distributed, and retailed under refrigerated or frozen conditions
- processed under the continuous inspection of the meat and poultry inspection program of the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the Federal Meat Inspection Act or the Poultry Products Inspection Act
- a tomato or tomato product with a finished equilibrium pH less than 4.7
- an alcoholic beverage
The water activity of the finished product is less than or equal to 0.85.
All plant personnel involved in acidification, pH control, heat treatment, or other critical factors of the operation must be under the supervision of a person who has attended a Better Process Control School (BPCS).
- Food Canning Establishment (FCE) Registration
- Process Filing
- U.S. Agent Service
FDA and USDA requirements to certify supervisors in acidification, thermal processing, and container closure evaluation operations during the canning of low-acid or acidified foods, are covered by the following courses.
■ FDA Regulations
■ Microbiology of Thermally Processed Foods
■ Principles of Acidified Foods
■ Principles of Thermal Processing
■ Principles of Food Plant Sanitation
■ Food Container Handling
■ Records and Recordkeeping
■ Equipment, Instrumentation, and Operation for Thermal Processing Systems
■ Still Steam Retorts
■ Still Retorts: Processing with Overpressure
■ Hydrostatic Retorts
■ Continuous Rotary Retorts
■ Batch Agitating Retorts
■ Aseptic Processing and Packaging Systems
■ Closures for Double Seamed Metal and Plastic Containers
■ Closures for Glass Containers
■ Flexible and Semirigid Containers
Offered in the United States and several foreign countries.
The FDA conducts inspections to ensure commercial processors of low-acid canned food (LACF) and acidified food (AF) products adhere to, among other things:
- the mandatory requirements of 21 CFR Part 108
- the LACF and AF Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) regulations under 21 CFR Parts 113 and 114
Manufacturers, exporters and importers should also expect field exams and sample analyses of LACF and AF products offered for entry.
When establishment inspections, analytical results, field exams, or other data and information demonstrate that the products were not properly manufactured to control growth and toxin production from Clostridium botulinum or other microorganisms of significance to public health, FDA may subject the commercial processor and the affected products to an Import Alert.
FDA may detain, without physical examination, shipments of identified products from firms on the Red List of an Import Alert.