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Imported Food – General and Cruise Liner Inspections Southampton

Intervention Area

Food Safety/Infectious disease control

Nature of Training Opportunity

Food inspection of all products of animal origin and non – animal origin at a Border Inspection Post
Food hygiene and infectious disease control inspections of cruise liners and general shipping

Training Outcome

Familiarisation with the reasons for and the process of inspecting food coming into the EU from non – member states.
Food hygiene inspection skills.
Infectious Disease control skills

Name of Training provider

Southampton Port Health Authority
Southampton City Counci


Sandra Westacott
Telephone: 012380 226631
Email: sandra.westacott@southampton.gov.uk

Learning Period required

1-2 days

Precluded dates

Main holidays, month of August

Specific requirements

Sturdy footwear
Female students are advised to wear trousers
Full ID

Group Visit? *


Additional comments

Students should have knowledge of the legislative controls on food imported into the UK.
Hard working and well prepared students only

Linked visits


* If a group visit is indicated, booking will not be by individual students through the contact officer, but will be by the student with UWIC, on dates agreed with the local authority concerned.

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