May 23, 2022  
Graduate 2021-2023 
    
Graduate 2021-2023

AGSC 5550 - Food Safety and Sanitation (3)


This course introduces the scientific principles behind food safety and sanitation practices as well as practical and effective methods which can be implemented in a plant to keep products safe. The course will focus on: identification and control of potential microbiological and toxicological hazards in foods, sanitation in food processing facilities and, cleaning compounds, water supplies; waste product disposal; and food regulations. “Hands-on” problem-solving skills will be emphasized on conducting sanitation and HACCP audits in actual processing plants.  Prerequisite(s): One year of any biology (BIOL 1110), one year of chemistry (CHEM 1110). Authorized equivalent courses or consent of instructor may be used in satisfying course pre- and co-requisites.