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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 Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 019905 - Food Science and Biotechnology
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 18 June 2021

Other requisites

Recommended: BIO1810 and BIO3820

Synopsis

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.

This course contains a highly recommended Residential School where students will be working with students from other courses, and will involve factory tours.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 External
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 18 June 2021