Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text F4ESL aims to fill the legislation gaps for each profession working in food sector with a common “from farm to fork” food safety approach covering all related EU regulations. Turkey and 5 EU member countries participated in this project to share their knowledge and experiences on food safety legislation and e-learning technology. The training program has been developed by a Pan-European committee of top professionals as to bring about a state of the art curriculum which consists of 5 modules: Introduction, Legislation on product, Legislation on process, Labelling, and Public Powers. The language of the program will be English, Turkish and Bulgarian. More than 500 trainees are planned to be trained by F4ESL free of charge.
F4ESL is a transfer of innovation project under LLP Leonardo da Vinci Program targeting to develop an e-learning training on EU Food Safety Legislation. It is transferred from SK/01/B/F/PP-142 243 - Online Distance Learning Module in European Agrarian Law by The Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra.
EU authorities address the “farm-to-fork” approach by giving priority to consumer demand and the right to access to safe and quality food. To achieve this, an efficient and effective food control system along the food chain should be established and implemented. At this point, Food Safety Legislation becomes very important to obtain food safety.
F4ESL - From Farm to Fork European Food Safety Legislation Training Programme is an innovative and integrated online training programme on EU Food Safety Legislation ensuring vocational education for stakeholders of food chain via newest learning methods, and will be piloted across all European countries.
F4ESL e-learning program will have an easy access to whole EU members and will be continuously updated according to the changing EU regulations. The language of the program will be English, Turkish and Bulgarian. About 500 trainees are planned to be trained by F4ESL free of charge.
The target group of the Project includes:
• Food producers and processors
• Official controllers/inspectors
• Members of unions, chambers and associations related with food and food safety
• Local bodies
• Importers & Exporters
• University and graduate students from relevant departments
The partners of the project are:
P0- Kalite Sistem Laboratories Group –Turkey
P1- The Slovak University Of Agriculture in Nitra –Slovakia
P3- Instituto Tecnologico Agrario de Castilla Y Leion –Spain
P4- Ofis Consulting & Business – Turkey
P5- Turkish Food Safety Association – Turkey (Auditing Partner)
P6- Accent Consulting Ltd. – Bulgaria
P7- Sistem Kalite Management Audit &Consultancy–Turkey
P8- General Directorate of Protection and Control–Turkey (Silent)
P9- Food And Veterinary Service Of Latvia –Latvia (Silent)
P10- Food Employers' Union of Turkey –Turkey (Silent)
P11-All Food Importers Association –Turkey (Silent)
F4ESL Training Programme is an innovative and integrated online training programme on EU Food Safety Legislation ensuring vocational education for stakeholders of food chain via newest learning methods. The training aims to fill the legislation gaps of the current education system. Since it is laborious to read and comprehend all the related legislations; simple and comprehensible language will be used in the training as well as giving some case studies in the lectures to make them easier to understand.
The participants will easily access the training and took exams online. At the end of the programme, successful participants will receive certificates.
Utilization and distribution of results
Recognition, transparency, certification
Open and distance learning
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
program or curricula
transparency and certification
open and distance learning
Product information The main products of F4ESL project are e-learning infrastructure, project web page and training content such as modules, lectures, slides and exam questions.