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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
BSL613 Food Safety 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To explain and evaluate the factors that cause food safety, ways of transmission of food, effects on health, precautions, factors causing food pollution.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learn concepts related to physical, chemical and biological factors that threaten food safety
  2. Evaluates the effects on health
  3. Learn ways to prevent factors that disturb food safety
  4. Learn the institutions and practices responsible for food control in the world and in Turkey
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Vries J. (1996) .Food Safety and Toxicity, ( Edited by), CRC press.
2.Omaye ST. (2004). Food and Nutritional Toxicology (Edited by), CRC press.
3.Lu FC.,Kacew S. (2009) Lu?s Basic Toxicology , Fundamentals, Target Organs and Risk Assessment, (Edited by), Fifth Edition,CRC press.
4.Rivas EO. (2009)Processing Effects on Safety and Quality of Foods (Edited by), CRC press.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
Physical, chemical and biological factors that threaten food safety, ways of transmission of food, effects on health, prevention
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Food Control in the World and in Turkey
2.Food Control Laws
3.Legal arrangements for pesticides
4.Regulations on plant growth regulators
5.Properties of Food Additives and Use in Foods
6.Legal Regulations Regarding Food Additives
7.Toxic items formed by baking in foods
8.Health effects of food safety disturbances
9.Ways of preventing food pollution
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Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination150
Practice1230
Individual Study for Mid term Examination110
Performance1210
SUM540
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination160
Report Presentation1230
Individual Study for Final Examination110
SUM430
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination188
Final Examination11010
Attending Lectures12224
Practice12448
Report Preparation12224
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5210
Individual Study for Final Examination5210
Performance14114
SUM148