Background information

Organisation and implementation of training activities on the implementation of union rules in relation to microbiological criteria and on the monitoring and control of zoonoses agents under the Better Training For Safer Food initiative.


The objective of the MCZ course, (contract n°2017 96 04 / 2017 / CHAFEA / BTSF 04) is to harmonise the approaches and to spread knowledge and best practice concerning:

  • Module 2 – Control of zoonoses, with a particular focus on the control of Salmonella in poultry and pigs and Campylobacter along the poultry meat production chain (Course 2: Zoonoses).

Target audience

The training targets participants from the competents authorities of EU member states (75%), Candidate Countries (15%), EFTA/EEA Countries (3%), ENP and Potential Candidates.

Calendar and locations

Session Start Date End Date Location Module
7 24/05/2021 27/05/2021 Online Zoonoses
8 12/07/2021 15/07/2021 Online Zoonoses
9 27/09/2021 30/10/2021 Online Zoonoses
10 25/04/2022 28/04/2022 Online Zoonoses
11 23/05/2022  26/05/2022   Online Zoonoses 
12 11/07/2022  14/07/2022   Trim, Ireland  Zoonoses