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Food Improvement Agents - Course A, Session 7
From Monday 02 December 2019 -  08:00
To Friday 06 December 2019 - 17:00
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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 7th session of Course A. 



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.

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.


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.


Deadline for registration : 18th October 2019


Training center & accommodation :

Participants will be accommodated at the  

Participants will be accommodated at the Divani Hotel Acropolis


19-25 Parthenonos, 11742 Athens Greece

DIVANI PALACE ACROPOLIS *****, located right in the centre of the old City of Athens. The capital of Greece is at the crossroads a between Europe and Asia, benefiting from the cultural richness of both.

The Hotel sits just below the shadow of the Acropolis, moments away from the old quarter of Plaka, the brand-new archaeological Museum of Acropolis and the well-known Herodian theatre.

The accommodation as well as the training room has been arranged at the premises of the 5-star Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel

Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel in Athens is a testimony to a fascinating history. This simply irresistible luxury hotel in Athens entwines old and new. The hotel offers the finest accommodation and a unique combination of Mediterranean cuisine and International flavours.

Facilities such as free wifi connection, swimming pool, dinner in rooms and pool-bars, are among the services that all guests will be able to enjoy following their training sessions.

Location Athens, Greece