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World SPS - EU-China WS on Food Frauds and Official Controls
Tuesday 09 July 2019
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This workshop aims to ensure that the participants have a solid understanding of ways to collaborate with a view to improve the effectiveness of official control systems in relation to food safety across the food chain, including Internet sales of food, and their ability to detect food frauds.



Objectives :

The specific objectives of this BTSF workshop are the following:

  • To spread knowledge about food safety-international standards, official control systems, import controls and audit techniques.
  • To promote good practices, tools and procedures relating to investigation techniques helping to detect fraud in the food sector.
  • To promote good practices, procedures and requirements relating to issuance of e-certificate.
  • To promote good practices on e-commerce surveillance for preventing food threats.


Deadline for registration: June 28, 2019


Selection procedure:

The workshop targets participants from China. It is addressing in priority staff of the Chinese competent authorities. The two main beneficiaries of this workshop are the Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and the General Administration of Customs of China (GACC). About 45 participants will be supported by the programme, around 30 participants from SAMR and 15 from GACC.

The participants should:

  1. be officials working for the competent authorities related to Food Control Systems and food fraud, at national or regional level;
  2. be preferably in a position giving them the function to train other officers in the national competent authorities and private sector operators, to ensure further dissemination of the knowledge acquired during the workshop.



Training center & accommodation:

The training workshop will be organised and the participants accommodated at the Beijing Marriot Hotel Northeast. Beijing Marriott Hotel Northeast is a 28-story hotel in Beijing offering accommodation 1400 meters from Solana. Beijing Marriott Hotel Northeast has been welcoming guests to its luxury rooms since 2009. The venue offers 311 guestrooms appointed with individual climate control, Wi-Fi, high-speed internet, LCD flat panel TV and a laptop safe.


Location Beijing, China