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Food Improvement Agents - Course A, Session 8
From Monday 10 February 2020 -  08:00
To Friday 14 February 2020 - 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 8th 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 : 27th December 2019


Training center & accommodation :

Participants will be accommodated at the Cavalieri Art Hotel

Cavalieri Art Hotel

Spinola Road, St Julian's, Malta, STJ 3019

The Cavalieri Art Hotel is a four-star hotel set in a quiet and unique location in St. Julian’s, directly overlooking the popular and picturesque Balluta Bay. The hotel is located away from the hustle and bustle, however, still within walking distance from bars, restaurants & surrounding landmarks, including Malta’s most popular nightlife area. The main bus routes to Valletta, Sliema, and the Gozo ferry terminal are close by and can be reached by a short 5-minute walk from the hotel.

The Cavalieri Art Hotel is south-facing and sits magnificently at the water’s edge, along the side of the beautiful promenade. The hotel has 258 spacious, contemporary rooms, with the most comfortable furnishings, ensuring a good night’s sleep. It also boasts 2 restaurants; the Ottocento and Baco Noir. The Ottocento is a buffet restaurant and opens every day for breakfast and dinner, whilst Baco Noir is a lounge bar, offering cocktails and exclusive drinks together with a selection of food from an à la carte menu. All rooms, restaurants and common areas are equipped with free Wi-Fi.


Location Malta