Pesticides in the Food Industry

1 Day SOFHT Training Academy
07 May

This half day course is designed to ensure that attendees gain an overview of pesticide legislation, assessment of safety, testing and interpretation of results. The course will be highly participative and will use practical examples to enable learning to be easily applied to real business situations.

Who should attend?

The course will suit technical managers, food manufacturers and retailers seeking to enhance their knowledge. No prior knowledge of pesticides is required.

Course content:

The course covers UK and EU pesticide legislation, how MRLs are derived and safety factors calculated. The testing of pesticides and interpretation of results including safety factors (ARfD and ADI) to determine significance. It includes a
practical exercise to develop a residue testing plan based on risk assessment, and a crisis management exercise. The course concludes with a short quiz.

Cost: £195 (Members), £245 (Non-Members), £50 (Students) all plus VAT per delegate.

Time: 9.45am registration. Course start 10.00am. Course finish 3.00pm.

Venue: SOFHT Training Centre, The Long Barn, Hurley Hall Barns, Atherstone Lane, Near Atherstone, Warwickshire. CV9 2HT.

Lunch, refreshments and certificate of attendance are included in the price

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