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FAO ToT Course on GMP & HACCP

Opening Session
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Welcome address General introduction Objectives Introducing ourselves

© PT MERKADI
MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

Opening session

April 2007

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and in close cooperation with the Subregional Office for Central and Eastern Europe (SEUR). and the BIH Ministry of Foreign Trade & Economic Relations. Part of TCP/RER/3002 SEE regional project.Introduction     Strengthening Food Safety Systems in new and candidate Member States of the European Union. Facilitated by Richard Merx.the Development Law Service (LEGN). Under the general supervision of the Office of the Regional Representative for Europe (REUD) and the technical supervision of the Chief of the Food Quality and Standards Service (ESNS). PT Merkadi Management Consulting Opening session April 2007 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 2 .

The "High Authority“:   Independent supranational body Decides about the coal and steel industry in these countries  ECSC was success and within a few years same countries decided to go further and integrate other sectors of their economies Opening session April 2007 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 3 . Italy and the Netherlands.the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) Six members: Belgium.EU & Food Safety in Historical perspective    1951 . West Germany. France. Luxembourg.

 1967 .the institutions of the three European communities were merged.  © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING Opening session April 2007 4 .European Economic Community 1957 . creating the European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM) and the European Economic Community (EEC).Treaties of Rome.  The member states set about removing trade barriers between them and forming a "common market".

Objectives of the EEC Article 2 (ex Article 2): The Community shall have as its task. Opening session April 2007 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 5 . to promote throughout the Community:        a harmonious. balanced and sustainable development of economic activities a high level of employment and of social protection equality between men and women. sustainable and non-inflationary growth a high degree of competitiveness and convergence of economic performance a high level of protection and improvement of the quality of the environment the raising of the standard of living and quality of life economic and social cohesion and solidarity among Member States. by establishing a common market and an economic and monetary union and by implementing common policies or activities referred to in Articles 3 and 4.

the activities of the Community shall include. persons. and of all other measures having equivalent effect an internal market characterised by the abolition. as between Member States. of obstacles to the free movement of goods. services and capital the approximation of the laws of Member States to the extent required for the functioning of the common market a contribution to the attainment of a high level of health protection a contribution to the strengthening of consumer protection. as between Member States.Treaty of Rome Article 3 (ex Article 3) For the purposes set out in Article 2. 6 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING Opening session April 2007 . of customs duties and quantitative restrictions on the import and export of goods. as provided in this Treaty and in accordance with the timetable set out therein:      the prohibition.

Servia. Latvia. Bosnia-Herzegovina. Moldova. Lithuania. Czech Republic. Slovakia and Slovenia 2008: Bulgaria. Montenegro. Poland. Finland and Sweden 2004: Cyprus.Enlargement of EU         1973: Denmark. Candidate countries: Turkey. Ireland and the United Kingdom 1981: Greece 1986: Spain and Portugal 1995: Austria. Malta. Hungary. Romania. Croatia and Macedonia Future perspective: Albania. Kosovo April 2007 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING Opening session 7 . Estonia.

beer. ice-cream.EEC Directive on control food colourings.   It failed: Countries were in practice unwilling to abandon their national food standards Programme was suspended in 1976 with only a few standards having been agreed Opening session April 2007 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 8 . cheese. etc. additives followed in 1964 1969 – “Programme for the Elimination of the Technical Obstacles to Trade”:   Aimed to remove substantial trade barriers caused by differences in legislation 43 areas for harmonising legislation including butter. soft drinks.Enlargement coinciding with integration   1962 . pasta.

it should also be available in other countries.  “Cassis de Dijon” judgement. etc) were already eliminated soon after the formation of the EEC. the programme to create the internal market was formally adopted and led to the adoption of new foodstuffs controls. Opening session April 2007  „Mutual  1983 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 9 . quotas. recognition'  if a product is safe for sale in one country. the European Court stated that member states could not refuse entry to products.“Cassis de Dijon”  Quantitative restrictions (tariff barriers.

Regulation EC/178/2002 General Food Law  General principles    Risk analysis Precautionary principle Protection of consumers‟ interests   Principles of transparency  Public consultation and information General obligations of food trade   Food and feed imported and exported International standards  General requirements of food law    Food safety requirements Responsibilities Traceability Opening session April 2007 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 10 .

Objectives consultant       Train the participants on Food Hygiene. Elaborate and use selected working group exercises during the training course. Support good team work among the trainees. GMP and HACCP principles and techniques based on international standards and guidelines. Opening session April 2007 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 11 . Prepare a mission report of activities carried out and recommendations. GMP/HACCP that are particularly relevant to food control and food industry in the recipient countries. Check if all necessary arrangements for conducting the training course have been made. Elaborate and use specific issues related to Food Hygiene.

Course programme  Day 1 – Monday 7 May 2007     Opening & acquaintance Application of food safety systems in Romania Principles of food hygiene and PRP Principles of HACCP Principles of Auditing Principles of Traceability Case study on HACCP Case study on HACCP (continued) On-site visits to selected food processing industries Development of HACCP plans Opening session April 2007  Day 2 – Tuesday 8 May 2007     Day 3 – Wednesday 9 May 2007    Day 4 – Thursday 10 May 2007  Day 5 – Friday Saturday 11 May 2007  © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 12 .

Course programme     Day 6 – Saturday Monday 12 May 2007  Development of HACCP plans (continued) Free day Return on-site visits to selected food processing industries Finalization of HACCP plans Preparation presentations Presentations of the HACCP plans (group 1+2) Presentations of the HACCP plans (group 3+4) Course evaluation Closing and presenting certificates Opening session April 2007 Day 7 – Sunday 13 May 2007  Day 8 – Monday 14 May 2007  Day 9 – Tuesday 15 May 2007     Day 10 – Wednesday 16 May 2007    © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 13 .

Acquaintance     Name: Organisation: Position: Training needs  Expectations: © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING Opening session April 2007 14 .

W-Europe (11) & E-Europe (Albania. Macedonia. DDR. Poland. Russia. Belarus. Bulgaria. Moldova. Middle-East (2). Czech Rep. NL (2000) BSc in Food Technology. Hungary. Romania. Croatia.Acquaintance Richard Merx (1946)  MBA for the Food Industry & Agribusiness. L-America (5). Ukraine) and USA   © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING Opening session April 2007 15 . Wageningen University. Kosovo. Den Bosch University of Professional Education (1973) Worked in projects in 50 countries in Africa (12). Asia (4). BiH.

Agricultural Research Institute. IND 1991 – 2004: Programme Coordinator Food Industry & Agribusiness. NL 1976 – 1977: Production Manager. NL Opening session April 2007 © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 16 . de Jager Fish Preserves. Malang. Boxmeer. Royal Tropical Institute (KIT). WI.Acquaintance        2005 – to date: Director PT Merkadi Management Consulting. NL 1991 – 2004: Consultant in food fortification for (UN & MI) 1989 – 1991: Project Leader/Postharvest Technologist. IND 1980 – 1988: Project Leader/Food technologist. Bali. NL 1973 – 1976 & 1978 – 1979: Poultry Technologist. Stork PMT (poultry machinery technology). Amsterdam. The Hague. Wageningen University & Research.

We wish you a fruitful and pleasant course • What is said. is not necessarily appreciated © PT MERKADI MANAGEMENT CONSULTING Opening session April 2007 17 . is not necessarily understood • What is understood. is not necessarily applied • What is applied. is not necessarily accepted • What is accepted. is not necessarily heard • What is heard. is not necessarily maintained • What is maintained.