Training VITAL2 risk assessment allergens

Cursussen en e-learning

450,00
Training VITAL2 risk assessment allergens
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Training partner Allergen Bureau since 2012, first endorsed partner in Europe
Years of experience
Practical tools developed in-house, accepted by major Dutch retailers
Suitable for upload in TraceOne and SIM
Simplify planning and cleaning schedules

In the management of allergens risks, action limits or threshold values play an important role. When is a risk involved for the allergic consumer? And when should a warning (be placed on the label ('may contain traces' also called ‘precautionary allergen labeling')?

Based on scientific information, Allergen Bureau has developed the VITAL Program. This system is used worldwide for risk assessment of allergens. Various European Member States apply VITAL to allergen recalls. And retailers such as Albert Heijn also demand a VITAL allergen calculation from their private label suppliers to decide if cross-contamination with allergens is required on the label.

Course for food industry

Who should attend?

This training is designed for quality managers, QA-managers, product specification managers, auditors at certification bodies, consultants, Regulatory Affairs Managers and R&D management. In short, anyone who has to deal with food safety and labeling.

Learning objective and topics

During this training you will learn how to correctly apply the VITAL 2 Program by means of cases and practical examples. Allergenen Consultancy has developed various tools for a practical application of the VITAL Program. These tools are made available free of charge to the participants.

We practice with VITAL calculation tools such as VITAL Online but also the Allergen Risk Calculator, an Excel tool developed by Allergenen Consultancy. The Allergen Risk Calculator is available after the training and can be used for upload in TraceOne (AH) or SIM (Jumbo, SuperUnie). At the end of the course you will be able to independently carry out a VITAL calculation and estimate allergen risks.

During the course the following topics are covered: 

  • Background information allergen management (short repetition).
  • Legislation on labeling and threshold values.
  • VITAL 2 Program. Understand and apply the principles of VITAL and how to avoid pitfalls. Including handy step-by-step guide.
  • Practice with different VITAL calculation tools.
  • Application of different reference doses of VITAL, NVWA and FAVV (local referenence doses set by Dutch and Belgium authorities).
  • Free use of VITAL Online for 4 weeks after the training in the training environment.
  • Free use of the Allergen Risk Calculator (Excel) of Allergenen Consultancy.
  • Application of allergen analyses within VITAL.
  • SimplyOK certification

What to bring

A laptop.
Company’s own practical examples are welcome. 

Trainer

Ir. Marjan van Ravenhorst - endorsed VITAL trainer
Ir. Bregje Kroeze-Krebbers - endorsed VITAL trainer

Practical

Time: 9:00 – 17:00 uur (local time).
Language: English. A Dutch training is also available at other locations and dates.

Pricing is including training material, use of VITAL Online free of charge during 4 weeks after the training (VITAL login details will be provided before start of the training), the Allergen Risk Calculator (Excel) of Allergenen Consultancy, coffee, tea, drinks and a lunch, but excluding VAT.

The location is at Eindhoven Airport which is easily accessible by plane, train, car, express/ IC bus (from Eindhoven Central Station, Dusseldorf and Antwerp) and has various options for hotels. A hotel overnight stay is not included. 

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Cancellation

If you are not able to participate for any reason, a colleague may replace you. A written cancellation is possible until 2 weeks before the start of the training. In that case only EUR 35 of administration costs are charged. For cancellations within 14 days of the training date, you are obliged to pay the full amount. When the minimum number of participants is not reached, it is possible that the course will be postponed to a later date. In that case you will have the option to cancel without further consequences.

Allergenen Consultancy reserves the right to cancel any course due to insufficient numbers or circumstances beyond our control. Delegates will be notified as early as practical and offered either a full refund or transfer to the next course. Allergenen Consultancy liability is limited to the course fee only and cannot be held liable for travel, accommodation or other related expenses.

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