Customers have an expectation that the labels and packaging are true, honest and transparent. They must represent the product and not mislead or deceive customers. It is key that all food company are controlling and verifying the labeling information on their food packaging. As part of a companies due diligence it should ensure that all information on its product. This course does not look at how to generate the legally required information, but how to control and verify the packaging and in-house coding systems to ensure the correct information has been included in the packaging at all stages.
Aim/objective of the course(s):
The course will provide an understanding of the following areas: EU Legal requirements for traceability; Traceability requirements – National/International
Standard; The scope of an effective traceability system; An overview of the types of traceability systems available; Logical steps to deliver an effective traceability system; Defining the requirements of mass balance traceability; Ensuring procurement of effective and relevant supplier information; Establishing traceability and recall tests; Defining effective recall systems in the event of an incident
Who should attend:
This is suitable for technical directors or managers, consultants, quality managers, NPD managers, food technologists, regulatory compliance officers and specification technologists.
This course is will provide the background and overview for the EU Legal requirements for traceability. It will also look at the range of systems and methods to
manage traceability in the industry and define the scope of an effective traceability system at all elements of the supply chain. The course will also look at mass balance traceability and the requirements of the system as well as testing and challenging of all processes. In addition the course will look at product recall processes and the link with traceability.