Well, I just want to make sure there aren't any issues re-packaging the wholesale product from a manufacturing point of you. We are a small business and not a "manufacturer"....
Well, I'm trying to understand the FDA requirements for sale in the US as well and I'm happy to open up another question if you can help.
I don't know the definition of a 'commercial kitchen', so I would think its safe to say no...
The products will be sold under my LLC in Maryland, via an e-commerce site (we will ship around the country).
It will be re-packaged abroad before being imported.... My partner will re-package after receiving it from the supplier, then ship...
Correct, we are purchasing the product abroad, in bulk and then re-packaging it into smaller 'pouches' abroad and then importing it into the US and re-selling it nationwide, in the US.
Its bee pollen, a dietary supplement. Its 100% natural and there are no transformations. In terms of claims, we will talk about the potential health benefits on our website, but we won't "claim" it cures anything on the website or on the packaging.
No, this is a dietary supplement intended for human consumption.
How do all the other suppliers do it without violating regulations (in terms of implying health benefits)?
In terms of packaging, what is the difference if I do it in Maryland vs. abroad where I source the product?
To confirm, because we are packaging abroad, prior to importing, we don't have need to do it through an approved facility?
Also, outside of the labeling, are there any other FDA requirements that I need to be aware of?
So my FDA concerns/requirements are in regards to "implied benefits" and "labeling" on the packaging?
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