Better Training for Safer Food Better Training for Safer Food is a Commission- DG Health and Consumers training initiative covering food and feed law, animal health and welfare and plant health rules. It trains Member State, candidate country national authority staff involved in official controls in these areas as well as private sector competent staff.
In June 2013 a new set of EU legislation on non-commercial movements of pet animals and on animal health requirements on intra-Union trade and imports of dogs, cats and ferrets has been issued (Regulations EU 576/2013 and 577/2013; Directive 2013/31/EU). The aim of this project is to train a high number of competent authorities’ staff in order to further improve the understanding and the harmonisation of the implementation of EU legislation on the above mentioned subjects.
BTSF contract on Control of Zoonoses and Prevention and monitoring of Anti-microbial Resistance in the food chain” – 2014 96 05.
The contract (EAHC 2012 96 05) is on Organisation and Implementation of training activities on Food Composition and Information mainly for EU Member States under the “ Better Training for Safer Food Initaitive”.
Contract CHAFEA 2014 96 02: Organisation and implementation of training activities on inspection and calibration of pesticide application equipment in professional use under the Netter Training for Safer Food Initiative.
Contract: EAHC 2012 96 13 – BTSF World - Food Safety/Plant Health – Asia/Pacific The project covers the organisation and implementation of training activities in Asia and Pacific countries in the framework of the "Better Training for Safer Food" initiative, to improve and strengthen the Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) framework to allow better production, processing and trade of safe food, healthy animals and plants. The project includes the organisation of 7 four-days workshops and 270 working days of sustained training and technical assistance mission from October 2013 to September 2016.
Contract: (EAHC) 2012 96 16 Organisation and implementation of training activities on improving and strengthening the sanitary and phytosanitary framework in non-EU Member countries - Animal Health and Welfare in Asia and the Pacific The contract started in September 2013 and it will end in September 2016. A total of 6 regional workshops and 120 days of Sustained Training and Assistants Missions will be organized. 1 Workshop will be on Animal Welfare and 5 workshops will focus on different topics of Animal Health. 4 workshops will be organized in ASEAN region, 1 in the Pacific and 1 in SAARC...
Contract: EAHC 2013 96 04 - Organisation and implementation of training activities on food additives, flavourings and enzymes under BTSF – PHASE II. In 2016-2017, twelve four days training sessions will be organised in Ireland, Spain, Greece, Germany and Estonia. This programme about the EU approach for the evaluation, authorisation, monitoring and control of food additives, flavourings and enzymes includes new practical-oriented features to facilitate the understanding of the legislation and its enforcement.
Movements of Cats & Dogs
Food Composition & Information
BTSF World - Food Safety/Plant Health - Asia/Pacific
BTSF World - Animal Health & Welfare- Asia/Pacific
Food Additives, Flavouring & Enzymes