Organisation and implementation of training activities on the control of Food Contact Materials, their use and marketing under the "BTSF" initiative, Session 8
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:
The training session will especially address key questions such as :
Deadline of registration : October 8th, 2019
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 depends on :
The targeted public are official inspectors from European competent authorities which deals with food industries and packaging industries.
The Project Manager informs the NCPs of the selection criteria for participants as early as possible in the project course, and is careful to give priority to the participants corresponding to the following criteria:
Training center & Accommodation :
Participants will be accommodated at the Hotel Barceló Valencia ****
Av. De Francia, 11, Valencia, Spain
The Hotel is located in the city centre of Valencia, in the heart of the City of Arts and Sciences, in front of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, in the most modern and attractive part of the city.
Participants will be accommodated in a hotel room steeped in natural light thanks to the enormous windows, which also provide extraordinary panoramic views of the City of Arts and Sciences, and the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía opera house. Bedrooms are well-appointed with a bathroom with shower, a refrigerator, a flat screen television, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi access. Spa, sauna and fitness facilities for guests are also available.