International Akademie Fresenius FCM Online Training "The EU Food Contact Legislation"

13 Sep 2022, Online Training | Die Akademie Fresenius GmbH

International Akademie Fresenius FCM Online Training "The EU Food Contact Legislation"

Framework Regulation, Safety Assessment, Compliance, Case Studies

Overview Programme Speakers Venue Prices & Services

Overview

This training is aiming to explain the regulation and non-regulation of food contact materials in the EU with distinction to the REACH and biocidal products regulations. It covers in particular the different regulation techniques for food contact materials (requirements for specific materials or substances, migration limits, declaration of conformity etc.) and explains the application of this legislation with reference to current cases and „hot topics“ on the EU market.

Learning by doing: This training includes practical exercises.

Learning outcomes:

  • Know the basic EU Regulations with regards to food contact materials 
  • Understand the challenges of non-harmonised materials in the EU including paper, coatings, rubber, printing inks
  • Understand the Technical Guidance for demonstrating compliance in the EU including testing requirements for plastics and other FCM, toxicity considerations and NIAS evaluations
  • Learn about the EU policies and strategies affecting FCM 

Who should attend this training?

Regulatory, scientific and legal professionals throughout the food packaging supply chain, dealing with the latest food packaging law developments in Europe

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Programme

PLEASE NOTE: The indicated times refer to Central European Summer Time CEST. 

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Tuesday, 13 September 2022

9:30 Login Time

9:45 Start of the Online Training: Welcome address by Akademie Fresenius and introduction of the trainer

Karola Krell Zbinden, Food Lex, Switzerland

Introduction

10:00 Introduction of food contact materials

  • What they are
  • Where they are regulated
  • How they are regulated

Q&A session

Practical exercise 1 on regulation techniques: Requirements, e.g. for specific materials or substances, migration limits and declaration of conformity – Get an overview! 

10:40  In this case study, you will understand what food contact materials are and where and how they are regulated in the EU. Your questions and contributions to the discussion are expressly welcome.

Presentation and discussion of the results.

11:00 EU Regulations in detail

  • Framework Regulation
  • Regulations of materials and substances 
  • GMP Regulation 
  • Declaration of conformity
  • Assessment of non-regulated materials and substances
  • Testing requirements for plastics and other FCM
  • Toxicity considerations

Q&A session

Practical exercise 2 on EU Regulations in detail 

11:50 Learning by doing: Practical training

  • Case law

You will study cases and familiarise yourself with the EU Regulations with regards to food contact materials.

Presentation and discussion of the results.

12:15 Lunch break

13:15 FCM in the context of EU policies and strategies

  • Update on evaluation of the EU food contact legislation
  • New EU chemicals strategy for sustainability and its potential impact
  • EU implementation of the Single-Use Plastics Directive (EU Strategy for Plastics in Circular Economy, ..)
  • Green claims (Recyclable and recycled content claims, compostability, biodegradability, ..)

Practical exercise 3 on the application of the legislation with reference to current cases and “hot topics” in the EU market

14:15 Workshop

You will try to apply your knowledge of EU Regulation with regards to food contact materials to cases that have been discussed at EU level or have been raised by consumer protection organisations.

Presentation and discussion of the results.

Questions and answers

15:00 End of the online training

Speakers

Name

Company

Krell Zbinden

Karola Krell Zbinden

lawfirm Food Lex, Switzerland

Karola Krell Zbinden is a Swiss Lawyer and the founder and owner of the lawfirm Food Lex in Berne. Food Lex advises companies on legal and practical questions regarding the marketing of food, feed and consumer goods in Switzerland. Karola Krell Zbinden is Managing Director of 6 Swiss Food Industry Associations which connect Food Lex to many different industries, Federal Offices and Cantonal Authorities.

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Venue

Online Training | Die Akademie Fresenius GmbH
This training is going to be held online.
Your Hotline for technical questions:
Phone: +49 231 75896-50
E-Mail: infoakademie-fresenius.de
www.akademie-fresenius.de

Prices & Services

Participation Fee: € 595.00 plus VAT.

The registration fee includes the following benefits:

  • Participation in the Online Training
  • Training documentation (available after the training via download from our website)
  • Certificate of attendance

Group reductions

For joint bookings received from one company we grant a 15 % discount from the third participant onwards (it doesn’t apply for representatives of an authority or a public university).


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