Sustainable Food Bioprocessing Exergy Analysis

Course

Food Toxicology - Toxicity and Risk Assessment of Avoidable Chemicals in Food

Are you a professional in the food industry and do you want to strengthen your expertise and knowledge about food toxicology?

In this online master course you will study the toxicity of avoidable chemicals in food and learn about risk assessments. Since this online course is part-time, you will be able to combine study and work and enhance your career.

Organised by Wageningen University & Research
Date

Mon 27 November 2017

Duration 4 weeks (20 hours per week)
Setup Online
Price description €1,230 (the first 30 participants will receive €100 price reduction)

Content of the course

This course will provide an overview of the basic avoidable chemicals in food that require toxicity data to support their safe use. This includes compounds like food additives, pesticides, flavours, veterinary medicines, nanomaterials, food supplements and compounds from packaging materials. The course will also explain how, based on this information a risk assessment can be performed for these avoidable chemicals in food.                                                            

Activities

The master course consists of online knowledge clips, tutorials and e-learning. Reading material will be provided via Blackboard.      

What you will learn

  • Understand the difference between avoidable and unavoidable chemicals of concern in food.
  • The type of avoidable chemicals that are relevant to consider.
  • Perform their own risk and safety assessment on avoidable chemicals in food.

Combining courses

When you want to learn more about food safety and quality, other courses are interesting for you too! You can deepen your knowledge in a specific career field, without following a complete Master programme. You can register for any combination, but these are our suggestions:

Capstone project

After completion of two or more courses there is a unique opportunity to apply what you have learned. You can start a capstone project in consultation with a Wageningen expert in the field. It is a tailor-made project, where you will write a short paper about your results and conclusions. During this work you will be coached by the expert.
Price: €1,230,-.

Assumed knowledge

A completed BSc in Food Science and Technology or equivalent.   

Examination

You can complete the course(s) with an exam (not obligatory) or a capstone project. When completed successfully this will be mentioned on your certificate (included in the price).


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