FOOD CONTACT TRAINING

Appita Food Contact Materials Committee in partnership with Scion, New Zealand and Monash Food Innovation, Monash University, Clayton Campus is pleased to be hosting Smithers Pira - Food Contact Training.  The two-day course will be held in Melbourne, Australia and Rotorua, New Zealand.

Regulations matter and regulations change, so how can you as a business stay compliant? This specialist course is designed to give a comprehensive overview of all the key food contact regulatory areas for those working in chemicals, plastics, materials and packaging companies.

Get regulatory guidance and training from industry experts

  • Learn about global food contact regulations 
  • Find out how to comply
  • Understand the regulations for a variety of different materials
  • See what to expect in the future and how to stay compliant

MELBOURNE COURSE DATE: 29 - 30 May 2019

Venue:  BioPRIA, Monash University, 15 Alliance Lane Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Price:  Appita Member fee: AUD 1200 + 10% gst      Non-member fee: AUD 1600 + 10% gst

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Overview

Training that gives you the knowledge and tools to run your business better

Smithers Pira is the worldwide authority on packaging, paper and print industry supply chains and alongside our globally renowned conferences and webinar schedules, we deliver that expertise in a small number of specialist training courses.

Get regulatory guidance and training from industry experts

  • Learn about global food contact regulations
  • Find out how to comply
  • Understand the regulations for a variety of different materials
  • See what to expect in the future and how to stay compliant

Regulations matter and regulations change, so how can you as a business stay compliant? Smithers Pira's specialist course is designed to give a comprehensive overview of all the key food contact regulatory areas for those working in chemicals, plastics, materials and packaging companies.

You'll get a detailed guide to the relevant legislation in your market, what you can expect in the future and how to prepare for it now. This, plus the opportunity to tailor course contents specifically to your requirements, ensures you'll get the knowledge you need to succeed as a business and as an individual.

Agenda

DAY 1
08.30 Registration and refreshments
09.00 Introduction
09.15 The Framework Regulation and General Philosophy for Food Contact Legislation in the EU
09.50 The Plastics Implementing Measure; EU Regulation 10/2011
11.10 Morning refreshments
11.30 How food contact substances are registered in the EU
12.40 Lunch
13.40 Plastics Case Study
14.10 GMP and Supply Chain Communications
14.50 Comfort Break
15.00 Colorants, Coatings, Inks and Adhesives
15.45 Afternoon refreshments
16.10 Specific topics in EU Legislation
          • Future Legislation in the EU
          • Recycling
          • Active and intelligent materials and articles
16.40 Understanding NIAS
17.10 Food Contact Health Scares
17.45 Close of Day 1


DAY 2
08.00 Refreshments
08.30 European National Legislation
09.00 Current and Future EU Paper Legislation
09.45 Legislation in the Rest of the World; Australia/NZ, Canada, Mercosur, Japan and China
10.20 Morning Refreshments
10.50 Rest of the World Continued
11.30 EU Summary
11.45 FDA Regulation of Food Contact Materials
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Complying with FDA Regulations - 21 CFR
          • FDA Regulation of Paper 21CFR 176.170 and 176.180
14.15 The Food Contact Notification Programme
15.05 What the FDA Does Not Regulate
15.45 FDA Summary
16:00 Afternoon refreshments and close of course

Who will benefit

Newcomers to the industry looking to quickly gain an understanding of key food contact legislation.

Anyone needing to refresh their knowledge and gain an understanding of how changes in the regulations will impact their business.

Over 100 companies have previously attended this training course including:

  • Akzo Nobel
  • Alcan Packaging
  • Amcor
  • Bart Spices Ltd
  • Basell
  • Boots Company plc
  • British American Tobacco
  • Campina NL
  • Clariant
  • DSM Engineering Plastics
  • DuPont de Nemours International SA
  • Elopak AS
  • Henkel Limited
  • Hotel Chocolat
  • Iceland Foods
  • Imerys Minerals Limited
  • Innovia Films Limited
  • Kellogg
  • Kraft Foods R & D IncMcCain Foods GB Ltd
  • Metsa Tissue
  • Nestec Ltd
  • Pepsico Foods and Beverages International
  • Philip Morris Products
  • Princes Group Ltd
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Robinson Plastic Packaging
  • Smith & Nephew Extruded Films
  • Solvay
  • Stora Enso
  • Sun Chemical
  • Tesco Stores Limited
  • Tetley Group Limited
  • Tetra Pak International
  • Total Petrochemicals
  • Unilever
  • UPM Raflatac OY
  • Wrigley GmbH

Presenter

Alistair Irvine Col 200pxDr. Alistair Irvine, Manager of Food Contact Testing, Smithers Pira, UK

Alistair manages the Food Contact Testing Business within Smithers Pira. This involves advising clients on the safety legislation which applies to food packaging in a wide range of different countries throughout the world and co-ordinating work programmes to ensure that clients’ products meet these requirements. The group also helps clients register their food contact materials with regulatory authorities such as the FDA. His expertise spans all the EU countries, USA, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Israel and the South American countries. He also worked closely with CEPI in the development of the Industry Guideline for Food Contact Paper and Cardboard which was published in 2010.

Alistair graduated with a degree and PhD in Chemistry from Birmingham University. After working for BP and the Department of Health, he joined Pira in 1994.

Accommodation

Accommodation options located nearby the BioPRIA Monash University.

Gateway on Monash
630 Blackburn Road,
Notting Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
Australia, 3168.
T: (61-3) 9561 4455
T: (61-3) 9561 4082
Fax: (61-3) 9561 7544
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http://gatewayonmonash.com.au/

Mannix College
22a Wellington Road
Clayton, Victoria, 3168
T: (03) 9905 0990
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http://www.mannix.monash.edu/gryphon-house/

Clayton-Monash Motor Inn
1790 Princes Hwy, Clayton VIC 3168
Phone: (03) 9544 0911
http://www.claytonmonashmotorinn.com.au/whats-nearby/