Food Improvement Agent - Course A, Session 2

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Event : Food Improvement Agent - Course A, Session 2
Start Date : 2019-03-11
End Date : 2019-03-15
Organized at : , Rita, Latvia-
Description :

Organisation and implementation of training activities on the legislation and control of food improvement agents in the EU under the "BTSF" initiative. This is the 2nd session of Course A


The course A is related to the understanding of EU regulations and guidelines on food improvement agents and inspection practices and its main objective of this course is to inform regulatory and control authorities about the new approach enacted for the evaluation, authorisation and control of food additives, flavourings and enzymes.

Training center & Accommodation:

Participants will be accommodated at the


Elizabetes street 101, LV-1050, Riga, LATVIA

Reception: +371 67 869 900

A brand new designer four star Superior hotel situated in the historical heart of Riga in a magnificent Art Nouveau building from 1901 designed by K. Peksens.

A perfect location for businessmen and tourists. Easy walking distance to the historical Old Town and other important tourist, cultural, and business attractions such as the Freedom Monument, National Opera, Dome Square, and the Riga Congress Centre.

The hotel offers 143 rooms: contemporary designed 124 Classic single or double rooms, exquisitely appointed 11 Privilege, 4 Deluxe and 4 Junior Suites. Two rooms for persons with reduced mobility. A children’s bed and a crib on demand.

The hotel services include: a car parking, bicycle rental, babysitting on request, Wi-Fi, self-service business corner, safe deposit at the reception, hotel infrastructure adapted for persons with reduced mobility.


This programme, about EU approach for the evaluation, authorisation, monitoring and control of food additives, flavourings and enzymes, includes new practical-oriented features to facilitate understanding of the legislation and its enforcement. Two type of courses will be implemented:

Course A – featuring case studies to learn how to apply the harmonised regulation, theoretical and practical training regarding common aspects to every type of FIA, quantum satis and carry over principles, and specific modules addressing respectively food additives, flavourings and enzymes.

Deadline for registration:25 January 2019
Selection procedure:

The selection criteria for participants to COURSE A are:

  • Relevant technical background: participants should preferably have the necessary knowledge in the relevant legislation and controls of food improvement agents;
  • Relevancy to daily work: participants should, in priority, be staff of the competent authorities and be involved in the control of food products as field inspector or regulatory officer.
  • Sufficient level of English 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.
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