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BIO3821 Food Quality Assurance

Short Description: Food Quality Assurance
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 019905 - Food Science and Biotechnology
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: CHE2820


This course examines the approaches required for ensuring food quality and food safety. It includes an overview of the history, principles and tools of total quality management, an outline of the fundamentals of ISO9000 standards, a background to quality assurance and a summary of contemporary statistical methods for food quality control. The main principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Points (HACCP) are provided and the course concludes with a review of current government regulations on food safety.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online