Since their conception, the HACCP principles have grown to become a universally accepted method for ensuring food safety. Widely explored, the HACCP method is facing variable interpretations and challenges in its use, as well as adaptation to the specificities of each operator.
The integration of training activities on the HACCP principles in the BTSF initiative is a means to promote the upgrade of control agents skills as well as to improve the effectiveness and harmonization of official controls.
The Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea) is organising, on behalf of the European Commission’s Health and Food Safety Directorate-General (DG SANTE), a cycle of 20 training sessions in the field of auditing general hygiene requirements and control procedures based on the HACCP principles developed by food business operators (FBOs) within the Better Training for Safer Food initiative. It is expected to train 500 participants coming from EU Member States and selected non-EU countries during Phase 1 of the project (April 2018 – March 2020).
The training project targets competent authority staff of the EU Member States and selected non-EU countries involved in planning and control activities, as well as field inspectors involved in control activities in food establishments. To participate in the training, the nominees shall:
The BTSF EU Training Programme on Food hygiene and flexibility overall objective is:
Organisation and implementation of training activities on the implementation of union rules in relation to microbiological criteria and on the monitoring and control of zoonoses agents under the Better Training For Safer Food Academy.
The training targets participants from the competents authorities of EU member states (75%), Candidate Countries (15%), EFTA/EEA Countries (3%), ENP and Potential Candidates.
The BTSF EU Training Programme on Outbreak preparedness and management in food overall objective is:
The BTSF EU Training Programme on Food improvements agents overall objectives are:
The targeted public are official inspectors from European competent authorities which deals with food industries and packaging industries.
The Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea) is organising, on behalf of the European Commission’s Health and Food Safety Directorate-General (DG SANTE), a series of
6 training sessions in the field of audit of authorised recycling processes for plastic food contact materials in the scope of Regulation (EU) No 282/2008 within the Better Training for Safer Food initiative.
In total, 90 participants coming from EU Member States and Candidate Countries will be trained from September 2019 – to October 2020.
The course addresses the following topics:
The training is mainly addressed to the following staff categories: