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Food additives, flavourings and enzymes: food improvement agents package

This course can be run as a tailored option for those who have a number of staff who would benefit from the training or if you would like to register your own interest to attend this course on the next available date please complete the enquiry form

Delegate Feedback (November 2019)

  • Definitely some areas of our food label review process will require some work as a result of this course.
  • Tutors were all very good, it was clear to see that they are all very well read up on the legislations and very knowledgeable.
  • Good – Very clear and checked everyone understood.
  • Clear instructions and great ability to answer questions and provide back up information to questions.

Benefits of attending

With the amalgamation of several EU Directives on food additives and the changes in the food categorisation system, the course provides an in depth understanding of the legal framework relating to food additives, enzymes and flavourings and expands on the changes that the Food Information to Consumers Regulation has brought about for additives labelling.

The day will be a mixture of lectures and practicals aimed at professionals with responsibility for technical aspects of product development and maintenance and also those who are involved in the marketing of pre-packed foods containing additives.  Attendees will be able to apply the knowledge gained from this course to their work environment, ensuring compliance with the FIAP, and having the ability to label products within the legal framework.

Who should attend:
• New product development technologists
• Specification technologists
• Technical managers,
• Regulatory Affairs teams

Training Course content

Food Additives Regulation 1333/2008
• Food Categorisation system
• Guidance

Flavourings Regulation No. 1334/2008
• The new definitions
• Natural
• Union List
• Smoke Flavourings

Enzymes Regulation 1332/2008 and the positive list

Enforcement Food Additives, Flavouring, Enzymes and Extraction Solvents (England) 2013

Labelling Aspects under Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 (FIC)

Leaning outcomes:

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:
• Search for and locate additives in different food categories;
• Understand the conditions of additive use and where restrictions apply;
• Apply the knowledge of the additives legislation during development of new products.

Event Director - Helen French

Related training

Food and drink labelling

Nutrition and health claims

Weights and measures

Related resources

  • Food law notes: Complete on–line reference guide to UK and EU food law, codes of practice and guidance
  • Food law alert: Prompt, succinct news of developments in UK/EU food law. Available to subscribers fortnightly.

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