Legal-technical document compliance to make companies ready to export food products - Focus on USA, Canada, Japan, China

With the sponsorship of Unindustria

  • I module: 24 and 25 January 2020
  • II module: 31 January, 1 and 7 February 2020 
  • III module: 8, 14 and 15 February 2020

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The Advanced Training Course in Exporting Made in Italy to the World is promoted byUniversità Campus Bio-Medico di Roma with the patronage of Unindustria. 

Recipients and access requirements

The course is aimed at:

- personnel of companies that intend to market their products in non-European countries;

- consultants and evaluators;

- professionals interested in the issues of exporting food products abroad.

Purposes and objectives

The course aims to provide a broad overview of production methods, on inginstructions, labeling requirements and documentary requirements required for manufacturing companies to start exporting to the United States of America, Canada, Japan and China.

At the end of the course the participants will be able to:

- adapt the corporate food safety management system in order to satisfy international regulations and preventive controls

- understand the contents of the preventive controls required by the Food Safety Management System (FSMA-USDA-HAACP)

- explain to their contacts the requirements for developing and managing a food safety plan

- implement the analytical plans in compliance with the requirements of the exporting country

- check the indications given on the label

Didactic structure and thematic areas

The course is divided into 3 modules that will be developed in 8 teaching days:

  • Module 1: Food and Drug Administration - USA Regulation - Construction of the Food Safety Plan and HARCP, consultation of current legislation and required technologies, applications of Food Fraud and Food Defense.
  • Module 2: Safe Food for Canadians Regulations - International agreements, applicability of licenses, application requirements for production macro-typologies, analytical aspects and ethical aspects.
  • Module 3: Food Sanification Act and Food Safety information for Japan and China - Construction of the HAACP document, maximum limits allowed in food products and related tolerances, differences with European legislation, use of claims on the label, legislative history, analytical control of regulated products , labeling requirements.

Method of admission

The course is limited to a maximum of 20 participants. If the pre-registration applications exceed the number of places foreseen, the candidates will be admitted in chronological order of registration. The application for registration must be received no later than 10 January 2020 and requires:

  • payment of the admission fee of €50;
  • sending an email to the address [email protected], attaching personal data and curriculum vitae.

Issue of title and certification

Those who complete the course will be issued a certificate of participationUniversità Campus Bio-Medico di Roma.

All those who complete the course and are interested in obtaining the PCQI qualification will have the opportunity to enroll with a reduced fee for an additional (optional) module held by a Lead Instructor for Preventive Controls for Human Food, lasting 20 hours, at after which they will obtain the PCQI qualification certificate issued by the FSPCA.