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Food and Feed Safety (24-08-2009)

New Better Training for Safer Food calls for tender launched

The European Commission has recently launched two calls for tender for organising and implementing Better Training for Safer Food (BTSF) programmes to run during 2010 and 2011.

One call concerns training mainly for competent authority staff of EU Member States and candidate countries. This call is made up of six lots related to programmes covering Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles, food hygiene and controls for meat, milk and fishery products, plant health controls, animal health controls and animal by-products.

The subject of the other call is training on food testing and sanitary and phyto-sanitary issues for laboratory staff of third countries.

The deadline for receipt of tenders for both calls is 11 September 2009.

For more information about the calls for tender please visit: