ITS Food 2019
2nd BVL course on Food Safety and Risk Management

Datum 11.03.2019 - 15.03.2019
Ort Berlin
Kontakt Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL)

Mauerstraße 39-42
10117 Berlin

Telefon: +49 30 1844400-216
Telefax: +49 30 1844400-209
For the second time, the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) offers an advanced training course with the topic Food Safety and Risk Management.

This training on Food Safety and Risk Management on European and national level in Germany will take place from 11 to 15 March 2019.

The BVL course addresses international experts from the fields of food/feed safety and risk management.

The participants in our practical training course will learn about the food safety system in the European Union by means of lectures, practical examples and exercises. They will find out how food surveillance functions in the European and national context.

This year the Max Rubner-Institute will organise a one-day programme as part of our International Training Course. The research focus of the Max Rubner-Institute (MRI), founded in 2008, is on consumer health protection in the food sector. It advises the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) in this field.

The experts will provide participants with a wider knowledge about the following topics in English:
  • Implementation of food safety regulations in the European Union and Germany
  • Authorization procedures in the context of food safety
  • Tools of risk management in official controls
  • The network of Reference Laboratories in the European Union
  • Poster session: Food, Feed, Fraud: Alert and information systems
  • Prevention, incident & crisis management
  • Current developments in food authenticity