Training Courses

  • “Food Safety - It’s a Risky Business”

    01/07/2019 - New Adelphi, University Road, Salford, M5 4BR

    In the context of risk control, and the current news and science surrounding allergies, this conference will hear expert speakers discuss and debate the latest thinking on risks involved in producing, delivering and consuming safe food. Speakers will provide a broad overview of food safety and the risks involved in producing, delivering and consuming safe food, focusing on allergies, food fraud and novel foods.

  • Analysis & Examination of Food - Reading: 1 - 5 April 2019

    07/01/2019 - Reading University

    Annual APA Training Course for canditates studying for MChemA qualification

    Accommodation is in hotel standard bedrooms in the Cedars Conference Centre, Building 55 at C4 on the map. If you are arriving on Sunday please let me know well beforehand (so we can book a room for you for Sunday night). Lectures / practical sessions Lectures during the day and in the evening will be in a Seminar Room in Cedars and practical sessions in Food BioSciences – Building 47 Reference D4 on the map. The laboratory is on the top floor. Parking For those arriving by car, you should go to the Cedars Conference Centre Car Park. Parking is limited on the campus and requires permits. A permit will be provided. Meals Breakfast is served in the Eat at the Square on Central Whiteknights campus which is located at Building 7, on the attached map. This building is accessible from Cedars. You are free to obtain your own lunch which is available at various outlets on campus, which range from sit down meals to sandwich bars. On Wednesday however, we will be providing lunch in the Seminar room. Evening meals are provided in Park House. The bar facilities on campus should be open throughout the week.

  • Jelly confectionery: a choking hazard?

    19/12/2018 - LGC, Queens Road, Teddington Middlesex, TW11 0LY

    Building on previous joint Defra, FSA, FSS and Government Chemist Knowledge Transfer (KT) events delivered by LGC, this workshop is one in a new series of government funded events. It will focus on providing advice, guidance and practical knowledge on assessing the conformity of confectionerymitems to the Regulation definition of jelly mini-cups.

    For full details see attached flyer

  • OCL Workshop on Process Contaminants at Fera NRL

    22/03/2018 - , National Agri-Food Innovation Campus (NAFIC), Sand Hutton, York, YO41 1LZ

    This one day OCL Workshop will cover Process Contaminants. For this Workshop, more than one member of staff is welcome from each OCL.

    This one day OCL Workshop will cover Process Contaminants. For this Workshop, more than one member of staff is welcome from each OCL. This one day OCL Workshop will cover Process Contaminants. For this Workshop, more than one member of staff is welcome from each OCL. If there are any particular areas or questions you would like covered in the Workshop, please contact the organisers who would appreciate if specific questions for the EURL are emailed in advance so that information for a full answer can be offered. The Workshop is free for OCL staff to attend. Refreshments and lunch will be provided but any travel and overnight stay costs will need to be met by the individual laboratories. If you would like to attend please could you fill in and return the attached Registration Form (oneper attendee) and email it to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Please register before Friday 9th March 2018. If you have any queries please email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) A draft programme and registration documents are shown below

  • ANALYSIS AND EXAMINATION OF FOODS UNIVERSITY OF READING

    16/04/2018 - Reading University

    The APA Educational Trust / Government Chemist Programme in LGC Analysis and Examination of Foods course is booked for 16th – 20th April 2018 at the University of Reading. Particularly appropriate for aspiring MChemA candidates but will also be valuable for anyone working in a Public Analysts’ laboratory who wishes to equip themselves with additional skills.

  • Analysis of Fipronil and its metabolites in eggs and egg-based products

    27/10/2017 - Webinar Event

    "Analysis of Fipronil and its metabolites in eggs and egg-based products, ensuring effective inclusion in multi-residue methods".

    'Analysis of Fipronil and its metabolites in eggs and egg-based products, ensuring effective inclusion in multi-residue methods'. The webinar will be taking place live next Friday (27 October) at 3pm (UK) / 4pm (Europe). During this webinar, European Union Reference Laboratory's Food Chemist Director, Ralf Lippold, will outline suitable methods for extraction of Fipronil and metabolites from eggs.

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