The Specific objective of the present BTSF programme on Food Contact Materials is to spread knowledge and best practices in official control of FCMs and ensure better enforcement of EU rules thanks to exchanges of best practices between participants, specifically on:
• Control of the whole food contact materials chain and the compliance of the FCM manufacturing and importing establishments with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004;
• Examination of written materials and in particular the specifications regarding declaration of compliance for food contact materials.
• Assessment of the implementation of good manufacturing practice by FBOs, and decision taking.
AETS will organise 10 sessions on Food Contact Material including 2 field visits per session, in 6 different countries: Estonia, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Greece and Germany.
7 sessions will be mainly targeted to control inspectors and 3 sessions will be mainly targeted to policy officers.