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Food Contact Materials - session 2

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Food Contact Materials - session 2

  • Event Detail
Event : Food Contact Materials - session 2
Start Date : 2018-12-17
End Date : 2018-12-20
Organized at : , Ghent, Belgium-
Description :

Organisation and implementation of training activities on the control of Food Contact Materials, their use and marketing under the "BTSF" initiative, Session 2

Programme:

The training session will especially address key questions such as :

▪       Control of the whole food contact materials chain and the compliance of the FCM manufacturing and importing establishments with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004;

▪       Examination of written materials and in particular the specifications regarding declaration of compliance for food contact materials.

▪       Assessment of the implementation of good manufacturing practice by FBOs, and decision taking

Training center & Accommodation:

Participants will be accommodated at the Hotel de Flandre****

Poel 1-2,

9000 Ghent

website: http://www.hoteldeflandre.be/en/hotel

It is proposed to accommodate the participants in Hotel de Flandre 4-star hotel, a beautiful neoclassical building with a plastered façade ideally located in the heart of Ghent.

Participants will have access to local tourist attractions and spend a time experiencing local culture, history and tradition.

Participants will be accommodated in standard rooms (20m2), elegantly furnished and decorated, with Satellite TV, mini-bar, heating/air conditioning, safe, telephone, hair dryer and a range of toiletries.

For the convenience of hotel guests, there is free Wi-Fi available and an on-site bar.

Hotel de Flandre offers a delicious breakfast buffet with a full range of coffee and tea making facilities.

Objectives:

The General objective of BTSF is to ensure a high level of consumer protection throughout the EU internal market and to increase levels of trade in safe food across the globe by the implementation of efficient, objective and adequate official controls. This objective is achieved by training the staff of the competent authorities, offering a better network and ongoing dialogue with partners from both within, and outside, the European Union, thus contributing to a high level of expertise and competence.

The Specific objective of the present BTSF programme on Food Contact Materials is to spread knowledge and best practices in official control of FCMs and ensure better enforcement of EU rules thanks to exchanges of best practices between participants, specifically on:

▪       Control of the whole food contact materials chain and the compliance of the FCM manufacturing and importing establishments with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004;

▪       Examination of written materials and in particular the specifications regarding declaration of compliance for food contact materials.

▪       Assessment of the implementation of good manufacturing practice by FBOs, and decision taking

Deadline for registration:2018-11-05
Selection procedure:

The dateline for the submission of the application will be 6 weeks before the event, which is the optimal period to ensure the availability of adequate flights. The selection of participants will depend on:

▪       The completeness of the information on his registration form;

▪       The conformity of the trainee’s profile to the selection criteria;

The correctness of the information (e.g.: spelling of countries, country codes for phone numbers etc.).

Information to participants:
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AETS consortium