Organisation and implementation of training activities on the control of Food Contact Materials, their use and marketing under the "BTSF" initiative, Session 9
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 : January 28th, 2020
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 NH Milano 2
Cervi Loc. Segrate,, Via Fratelli Cervi, 20090 Milano MI, Italy
The NH Milano 2 hotel is in an exclusive residential area 7 kilometers from Milan’s city center. The hotel has a village feel, and enjoys a charming setting on the banks of a lake, surrounded by parkland. A number of important companies and the San Raffaele Hospital are nearby. Overall, it’s a relaxing place that also offers easy access to the city: green, peaceful area/shops and restaurants nearby/ easy access to central Milan The hotel has 143 contemporary guestrooms. These are bright and airy, and are decorated in shades of cream and plum. Rooms have free Wi-Fi, as well as satellite TV and minibar. We also have spacious Superior rooms, and a Suite with a separate living room ( most rooms have beautiful lake views/choice of room types available/ Superior rooms have a lounge area).The hotel has a modern restaurant serving Italian food, as well as a relaxed bar. There’s a terrace where you can enjoy a cocktail during the summer months. We also have a compact fitness room with views over the lake:modern Italian restaurant/bar with outside terrace/fitness room