FDA Detention can be an unexpected and confusing roadblock to overcome when importing products from an international supplier.

When the FDA notifies you that your shipment has been detained, you should turn to an experienced, independent 3rd party laboratory who can take immediate action on your behalf.

Mérieux NutriSciences has an exclusive team dedicated to the FDA Detention process and getting your product released for market.  Our team has built an established relationship with compliance officers and FDA review labs nationwide and are respected for our science and packet submission details.  We have successfully submitted thousands of packets to the FDA with zero packet rejections and have a network of professional samplers available across the United States and Puerto Rico. 

What We Do:

Once you have alerted our experts that you have an FDA Detention, we will guide you through each step, handling everything from sampling to package submittal.

This includes:

  • Sampling of Product following FDA protocols

  • Microbiological, chemical, sensory, and/or filth testing

  • One-on-one results review

  • Preparation and submission of final packet to FDA

  • Post submission communication with FDA, as required

We serve a wide range of industries, including:

  • Seafood

  • Produce

  • Rice and grains

  • Pastas and noodle products

  • Spices

  • Beverages (coffee, tea, juice)

  • Pet foods and treats

  • Baked goods

Don’t sweat the small stuff when it comes to FDA Detention. Mérieux NutriSciences will provide superior attention to detail, communication and immediate response to your needs.

Contact us to get your products through customs and on shelves today!

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