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Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed - eLearning module

This eLearning course is aimed at allowing participants to improve their knowledge and skills in:

  • EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (recent developments and aspects of Food Law, food hygiene, food control rules and other relevant legislation).
  • Requirements for setting up a RASFF network inside a country, including required level of food and feed controls.
  • Organisational structure of competent authorities.
  • Legal basis and communication needs.
  • Requirements for setting up a regional network of countries exchanging rapid alerts about Food and Feed, including the possibility for exchange of information, required legal basis for the system, transparency and confidentiality requirements and notification follow-up.


365 days access
  • Average dedication: 8 hours
  • 6 Units
  • Self-Paced
  • Multimedia
Available in:
  • English

How to Register

  • Check the NCPs Contact List for details and links to more detailed information.
  • If you are an governmental Official, from a EU Member State or from an invited Non-EU country, you can apply to the available eLearning courses, via the BTSF Online Application Form. In case you have any questions about the selection criteria, please consult with the relevant National Contact Point.
  • If you are a staff member working in EU Institutions and wish to participate in a BTSF Online eLearning course, please write to from your official mailbox (, to request registration.
  • For any other enquiries please send a message to and the BTSF ACADEMY Team will be glad to assist you.