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Imported food into the U.S. must comply with requirements in place through the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). These regulations are strict with non-compliance leading to potentially significant penalties.
Thankfully, you don’t have to tackle these challenges on your own. Our team of food import specialists have the experience and knowledge to ensure your import is safe and successful.
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Food Importing Statistics

Food Imports by Country of Origin Into the U.S. Since 2018*

Country

2018

2019

2020

Mexico

4,510,040

4,796,919

4,887,766

Canada

3,482,612

3,591,117

3,329,875

China

2,353,034

2,460,972

2,260,149

Italy

687,753

732,879

660,311

Japan

577,661

612,129

497,002

*Values given are total number of shipments by the millions containing food. 

Source: www.datadashboard.fda.gov

U.S. consumers have a seemingly endless desire for imported foods. Between 2007 and 2017, the value of food imported into the U.S. grew by $56.1 million. To ensure that food imports safely and quickly clear customs, it’s vital to have a clear understanding of FDA and USDA import regulations. Both of these organizations are responsible for ensuring that food arriving into the U.S. is free from potential health risks. As an importer, it is your responsibility to make sure your food is compliant with any FDA and USDA regulations. Licensed Customs Brokers are experts in customs compliance that can assist importers with this critical task.

Challenges of Importing Food

Food Imports by Country of Origin Into the U.S. Since 2018*

1

Fishery/Seafood Products

2

Vitamins, Minerals, Proteins

3

Vegetables and Vegetable Products

4

Fruit and Fruit Products

5

Spices, Flavors, and Salts

"There are over 250 violation codes that the FDA uses when refusing an import"
Strictly monitored by customs agents
Import documentation must be precise
No room for error for perishable food
Due to the potential health hazards that many foods pose, customs agents strictly monitor this import process. Importers must have all required documentation completed accurately to comply with stringent import requirements. Even minor mistakes can have severe consequences.
Perishable food items have even higher stakes. Any delays in the import process can greatly reduce the quality of the product, creating the potential for additional problems.
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Why Successful Importers Choose USA Customs:

I would recommend any new importer consult with Linda and her team. I'm brand new to importing and she went over everything I need to successfully import my products.
-Ninthalak C.
Sarah was absolutely brilliant and told me exactly what I needed to do. She assisted me in locating and completing all of the necessary paperwork. Thanks to Sarah's help, I'm having a huge amount of success in importing my products.
-Peter L.

Get Help Importing Food to the U.S.

Importing food into the U.S. comes with many challenges, but it’s not impossible. With help from our food importing experts, you can relax knowing that your food will be imported without issues or unexpected delays.
Our Licensed Customs Brokers have a complete understanding of the rules and regulations regarding food imports. We put this knowledge to work for you and make sure that your food is imported safely and securely.
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Get the help you need and consult with our food import specialists today.
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