Food Composition and Information - Session 5

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Event : Food Composition and Information - Session 5
Start Date : 2018-06-11
End Date : 2018-06-15
Organized at : , Trim, Ireland-
Description :

The 5th training session of the Better Training for Safer Food project regarding “EU rules on general food labelling and claims as well as on specific categories of foods such as food supplements, foods with added vitamins and minerals and foods for specific groups of the population” will be held in Trim (Ireland) from 11th to 15th June 2018.

30 participants coming from the EU Member States, Candidate Countries, EEA countries and Third Countries will be expected to attend the training session.


The training programme will be settled on the best methodological mix to be offered. Theorical lectures and presentations will be combined with case studies, practical exercises and group discussion. The participants will also be assigned a project to realize over 4 days, consisting in a short video on the implementation of the EU rules addressed in the programme.

The training will be held in English and implemented over a period of 4 days. The daily work schedule will be set from 09h00 to 17h30, with 6 hours of effective training time, split in two sessions of 3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the afternoon. A break of 30 minutes will be organized in the morning and in the afternoon each day.

Training center & Accommodation:

Participants will be accommodated at the KNIGHTSBROOK Hotel Spa & Golf Resort

Dublin Road, Trim, Co. Meath

Tel: +353 46 9482100



Knightsbrook Hotel****is located in the Heritage Town of Trim, northwest of Dublin. The town is a treasure trove of attractions, with not only Trim Castle,  the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Europe, whose keep featured in Mel Gibson’s Braveheart, but also home to more medieval buildings than any other town in Ireland. Trim is situated in The Boyne Valley area, which is at once Ireland s ancient capital and it s most sacred and mythical landscape. The sites and monuments in the Boyne Valley are amongst the best examples of their kind in Europe and are all within a short distance of each other; including the great prehistoric tombs at Brú na Bóinne (Newgrange) and the site of the infamous Battle of the Boyne.

The Knightsbrook 4 stars hotel is set in 186 acres of rolling parkland. The hotel has 131 deluxe executive rooms and several conference rooms, as well as a bar and a restaurant. It also offers a fully equipped health club with swimming pool, a spa, and golf in the picturesque heritage town of Trim County Meath.

The hotel offers free internet connection in each room.


The objective of the present programme is to spread knowledge and best practices in relation with general food labelling and claims as well as on specific categories of foods such as food supplements, foods with added vitamins and minerals and foods for specific groups of the population food composition and information, as per the requirements of the EU Food Law. The contract requests the provision of training courses addressing the latest developments, as well as in the implementation of controls.

Deadline for registration:
Selection procedure:

The selection criteria for participants are:

  • Relevancy to daily work: participants should in priority be staff of Competent Authorities, with a position related to Official Controls
  • Sufficient level of language: in order to ensure the transfer of knowledge and opportunities to exchange views, participants should master the language of the training session for which they applied
  • Ability to share their experience: priority will be given to participants whose position will allow them to share with colleagues the outputs of the training sessions.

The Project Manager will be attentive to give priority the participants corresponding to the following criteria.

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