Training VITAL2 risk assessment allergens (English)

More and more retailers and customers demand a VITAL calculation. During this advanced training the VITAL Program for allergen risk assessment will be explained. By means of assignments, cases and (own) practical examples, calculations are performed using two calculation tools: VITAL Online and a calculation tool developed in-house.

This training is designed for quality managers, QA-managers, product specification managers, auditors at certification bodies, consultants, Regulatory Affairs Managers and R&D management. In short, anyone who has to deal with food safety and labeling.

Learning objective and topics

During this training you will learn how to correctly apply the VITAL 2 Program by means of cases and practical examples. Allergenen Consultancy has developed various tools for a practical application of the VITAL Program. These tools are made available free of charge to the participants.

We practice with VITAL calculation tools such as VITAL Online but also the Allergen Risk Calculator, an Excel tool developed by Allergenen Consultancy. The Allergen Risk Calculator is available after the training and can be used for upload in TraceOne (AH) or SIM (Jumbo, SuperUnie). At the end of the course you will be able to independently carry out a VITAL calculation and estimate allergen risks.

During the course the following topics are covered: 

  • Background information allergen management (short repetition).
  • Legislation on labeling and threshold values.
  • VITAL 2 Program. Understand and apply the principles of VITAL and how to avoid pitfalls. Including handy step-by-step guide.
  • Practice with different VITAL calculation tools.
  • Application of different reference doses of VITAL, NVWA and FAVV (local referenence doses set by Dutch and Belgium authorities).
  • Free use of VITAL Online for 4 weeks after the training in the training environment.
  • Free use of the Allergen Risk Calculator (Excel) of Allergenen Consultancy.
  • Application of allergen analyses within VITAL.
  • SimplyOK certification

What to bring

A laptop. 
Company’s own practical examples are welcome. 


Ir. Marjan van Ravenhorst - endorsed VITAL trainer
Ir. Bregje Kroeze-Krebbers - endorsed VITAL trainer


Time: 9:00 – 17:00 uur (local time).
Language: English. A Dutch training is also available at other locations and dates.

Pricing is including training material, use of VITAL Online free of charge during 4 weeks after the training (VITAL login details will be provided before start of the training), the Allergen Risk Calculator (Excel) of Allergenen Consultancy, coffee, tea, drinks and a lunch, but excluding VAT.

The location is at Eindhoven Airport which is easily accessible by plane, train, car, express/ IC bus (from Eindhoven Central Station, Dusseldorf and Antwerp) and has various options for hotels. A hotel overnight stay is not included. 

Praktische gegevens

04/04/2019 - 09:00 - 17:00
Eindhoven Airport
Allergenen Consultancy

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