International training in food safety, quality Assurance and risk analysis

01 October 2011 → 30 September 2016
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
    • Biotechnology for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and allied sciences
    • Fisheries sciences
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
risk analysis quality assurance food safety
Project description

The ITP Food Safety is covering different aspects of food safety (microbiological, chemical and physical hazards) and the possibilities to control these hazards along the agri-food chain. In this frame, different tools are disseminated e.g. Codex Alimentarius guidelines, implementation of Food Safety Management Systems based on Pre Requisite Programs and HACCP principles but also international acknowledge quality assurance standards as ISO 22000 and Global G.A.P. The concept of risk analysis and it different part as risk assessment, risk communication and risk management are trained in order to enhance the capacity building of the participants in taking management decisions to intervene in (inter)national food safety problems.