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Food Improvement Agents - Course A, Session 10
Tuesday 11 June 2019, 08:00 - 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 10th 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 March 2020


Training center & accommodation :

Participants will be accommodated at the  

Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel

plac Artura Zawiszy 1, 02-025 Warszawa, Poland


The four-star Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel is located in the business district of Warsaw and is easily accessible by metro and train. It offers accommodation in 452 rooms, all equipped with mini-bars, LCD TVs and high-speed Wi-Fi Internet. The hotel has 2 restaurants which serve Polish and international favourites. The hotel is located only 7 kilometres away from the Warsaw Chopin airport and 1 kilometre from the Central Railway Station.

Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is considered a major international tourist destination and a significant cultural, political and economic hub. The historic city-centre of Warsaw with its picturesque Old Town was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other main architectural attractions include the Castle Square with the Royal Castle and the iconic King Sigismund’s Column, St. John’s Cathedral, Market Square, palaces, churches and mansions, with luxurious parks and royal gardens, all displaying a richness of colour and architectural detail.

Location Warsaw, Poland