Food Improvement Agent - Course A, Session 5

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Event : Food Improvement Agent - Course A, Session 5
Start Date : 2019-09-16
End Date : 2019-09-20
Organized at : , Riga, 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 5th session on Course A.


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.

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

AVALON Hotel, Riga,

13. Janvāra iela 19, LV-1050, Riga, Latvia

Tel: + 371 6716 9999

Fax: + 371 6716 0751

The Avalon Hotel was opened in June 2007 and it combines modernity and tradition. Moreover, it has an ideal situation in the heart of the historic Old Town. In this hotel the delegates will be able to enjoy a beautiful view of the Daugava River. Furthermore, Riga International Airport is only 10 kilometres from the Avalon Hotel.

This four-star hotel hosts 111 comfortable guest rooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning;shower with complimentary bath products; direct-dial phone;free high-speed, wireless Internet access; hair dryer; iron and ironing board ; mini bar; safe deposit box; flat screen TV set and pay TV; work desk with desk lamp; ddditional pillow.

Meeting Facilities

The conference room has a maximum capacity of 100 people in classroom style and 200 in theatre style (with chairs). A technician is at disposal in the beginning of the event for technical preparation and support, and on call during the event. The hotel offers technical support for full-scale conferences with screen; video projector; pad and pen for each delegate; DVD/CD/MP3 player; radio microphone; plasma TV; VAT; flipcharts; free high speed wireless internet access.


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.

Deadline for registration:2nd August 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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