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Brooklyn food firm warned by FDA over lack of import verification


As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are not issued until a company has been given months to years to correct problems.

Everyday Import & Export, Inc. dba Everyday Group LLC
Brooklyn, NY

An import company in New York is on notice from the FDA for not having FSVPs for a number of imported food products.

In a May 26, 2022, warning letter the FDA described a Jan. 13-18, 2022, Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) inspection of Everyday Import & Export, Inc. dba Everyday Group LLC in Brooklyn, NY.

The FDA’s inspection revealed that the firm was not in compliance with FSVP regulations and resulted in the issuance of an FDA Form 483a. The significant violations are as follows:

The firm did not develop, maintain, and follow an FSVP as required. Specifically, they did not develop an FSVP for any of the food products they import, including each of the following foods:

  • (Redacted) imported from (redacted) located in (redacted)
  • (Redacted) imported from (redacted) located in (redacted)
  • (Redacted) Chocolate Strawberry Flavor imported from (redacted) located in (redacted)

The full warning letter can be viewed here.

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