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ENVM 6030 Food, Bugs, and Poisons - The Science of Food Safety (Fall and Spring)



Course Description:

The course provides an overview of the science underlying several key areas of food science and regulator concerns, including: contaminants, adulterations, spoilage, and chemical and biological threat. The curriculum includes a study of the scientific basis of food handling, regulatory law, regulatory inspection and enforcement. The interplay between science, regulatory decisions, and the interpretation of food law will he highlighted. Using case study analysis, students will be given the opportunity to examine approaches for determining best practices in food safety including addressing scientific, regulatory and administrative guidelines.