The responsible use of pesticides has helped to ensure that there is a plentiful supply of high quality fresh produce, cereals and food ingredients, but with thousands of pesticides available for use worldwide and continuing public concern over residues in food it is essential that the food industry keeps up-to-date with the complex issues surrounding legislation, surveillance, consumer risk assessment and analysis.
Who should attend?
The course is aimed at technical and quality managers responsible for the safety and integrity of fresh produce and food ingredients.
Current and future legislation governing the control of pesticides, how to implement Supply Chain Controls and managing Retailer requirements. The principles of Consumer Risk Assessment and Due Diligence sample planning, a review of National and International residue surveillance and enforcement, how to reduce the risk of MRL exceedances and concluding with how to respond when they happen and the latest developments in residue analysis.
£145 + VAT (Members), £195 + VAT (Non-members), £50 + VAT (Students) per delegate
9.30 am – 4.30 pm (Registration 9.00 am)
SOFHT Training Centre, The Granary, Middleton House Farm, Tamworth Road, Middleton, Staffs, B78 2BD.
Lunch, refreshments and certificate of attendance are included in the price.