Undervisning

Namn Sp Studieform Tid Ort Arrangör
Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment 5 Cr Examinarium (tentakvarium) 31.5.2021 - 4.6.2021
Namn Sp Studieform Tid Ort Arrangör
Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment 5 Cr Föreläsningskurs 15.3.2021 - 5.5.2021
Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment 5 Cr Examinarium (tentakvarium) 28.10.2019 - 1.11.2019
Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment 5 Cr Allmän tent 19.9.2019 - 19.9.2019
Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment 5 Cr Sommartent 15.8.2019 - 15.8.2019
Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment 5 Cr Sommartent 6.6.2019 - 6.6.2019
Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment 5 Cr Allmän tent 23.5.2019 - 23.5.2019
Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment 5 Cr Föreläsningskurs 12.3.2019 - 2.5.2019

Målgrupp

The course is compulsory in the Food Safety study module. The course is available for students with bachelor level knowledge in food sciences.

Tidigare studier eller kunskaper

Bachelor level knowledge in food sciences

Kunskapsmål

After completing the course the student has a basic knowledge of food toxicology and of the principles of risk assessment concerning food and food ingredients. The student will be able to search for relevant safety evaluations and read and understand the scientific opinions regarding evaluation of food safety.

Timing

1st or 2nd year, period IV, odd years only

Innehåll

Basic principles of toxicology, ADME (absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion), exposure, food allergy, examples of safety evaluation of vitamins, novel foods, food additives, flavourings, botanical substances, and GMO.

Studiematerial

Material provided during the course with links to relevant web-pages (e.g. EFSA, EU commission). Supportive reading: Püssa, T. 2014. Principles of Food Toxicology. 2nd ed. CRC Press. Chapters 1-6.

Bedömningsmetoder och kriterier

Literature examination 80 %, written essay 20 %. The performance will be graded using a scale of 0-5.

Förbindelser med andra studieperioder

Replaces the former course 871073 (EK363) Food Toxicology and Risk Assesment 5 cr.

Mer information

Teaching language is English. Kurssin voi suorittaa myös suomen tai ruotsin kielellä. Kursen kan avläggas också på svenska.

Studieavsnittets form

Lecture series + written essay, contact teaching 30 h, self study 103 h.