Pesticides in the Food Industry
*Online Session – New Trainer & Course Content*

1 Day SOFHT Training Academy
21 Jan


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 important that those working in food supply chain companies have a good understanding of the issues that surround pesticide use, the benefits that they offer, techniques to minimise residues, legislation and consumer risk assessment.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at technical and quality managers and their staff responsible for the safety and integrity of fresh produce and food ingredients.

Course content:

Pesticides – what are the, why are they used?
Legislation governing the control of pesticides.
How to reduce the risk of maximum residue level (MRL) exceedances.
Supply chain controls and managing retailer requirements.
Consumer Risk Assessment and due diligence sample planning.
National and international residue surveillance and enforcement.
Latest developments in residue analysis.

Cost: £151 (Members), £210 (Non-Members), £50 (Students) all plus VAT, per delegate.
Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm.
Platform: Microsoft Teams

*A certificate of attendance is included in the price*

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