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Food Contact Training UK

10-12 October 2023
Online (Half Days) - 1pm GMT/2pm CEST/8am EDT

About Food Contact Training Online UK

Smithers' specialist course is designed to give a comprehensive overview of all the key food contact regulatory areas for those working in chemicals, plastics, materials and packaging companies.

You'll get a detailed guide to the relevant legislation in your market, what you can expect in the future and how to prepare for it now. This, plus the opportunity to tailor course contents specifically to your requirements, ensures you'll get the knowledge you need to succeed as a business and as an individual.

By joining us on one of our renowned courses, you'll:
  • Learn about food contact regulations in Europe and the US
  • Know exactly how to comply
  • Understand the regulations for a variety of different materials
  • See what to expect in the future and how to stay compliant


Nicki Kessel - Smithers

Nicki Kessel

Principal Chemist, Food Contact Testing Material Science and Engineering at Smithers
Suguna Kulasekaram - Smithers

Suguna Kulasekaram

Principal Chemist and Deputy Quality Manager, Food Contact Testing Material Science and Engineering at Smithers
Dr. Barry Podd - Independent Consultancy

Dr. Barry Podd

Consultant at Independent Consultancy
Dr. Alistair Irvine - Smithers

Dr. Alistair Irvine

Principal Technical Specialist, Food Contact Testing, Material Science and Engineering at Smithers


Start Time: 1pm BST and 2pm CEST / 8am EDT each day. The online programme will cover the below sessions and include two 15 minute breaks each day:

Day One (Tuesday 10 October 2023): The Framework for EU Food Contact Legislation and the Rules for Plastics

Day Two (Wednesday 11 October 2023):
Regulations for Non-Plastics Food Contact Materials and Recent/Future Developments in the Rules

Day Three (Thursday 12 October 2023): EU Member State Legislation and USA FDA Regulation of Food Contact Materials