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Food Contact Materials - session 3

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Event : Food Contact Materials - session 3
Start Date : 2019-02-12
End Date : 2019-02-15
Organized at : , Valencia, Spain-
Description :

Organisation and implementation of training activities on the control of Food Contact Materials, their use and marketing under the "BTSF" initiative, Session 3

Training center & Accommodation:

Participants will be accommodated at the

Hotel Mas Camarena****

Carrer de Nicolau Copèrnic, 2, 46980 Paterna, València

Tel.: +34 96 3110950

Web site:

To access Valencia, the hotel has a bus with stops in different areas of downtown Valencia and with a frequency of 50 minutes (for the outward and return). The airport is also nearby, only 15 minutes away by car.

The 4* Hotel Mascamarena provides:

  • 143 spaciously rooms in 4 floors
  • Free WIFI in all the hotel
  • Swimming Pool (indoor and outdoor)
  • Gym and Wellnes area
  • Meeting Rooms for events and conferences
  • Courtesy kettle and coffe maker
  • Hotel car parking
  • Laundry service


Meeting Facilities

The training will take place in ainia Technological Center, one of the reference laboratories in Spain and Europe for the food and feed control (Food Contact Materials, Microbiology, Plant Protection Products, residues, Mycotoxins…) multi-purpose meeting rooms with a capacity of more than 250 people.

There is WIFI for all the facilities and the rooms are equipped with projects, screens and new and modern sound system.


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:2019-12-28
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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Information to participants not financed:

AETS consortium