Food Hygiene and Sanitation

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Food Hygiene and Sanitation

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    Biological and chemical hazard in food that result from improper processing, packaging, handling and storage; cleaning of food plant equipment and facilities including characteristics of soil on equipment surfaces, cleaning compounds, clean-in-place, clean-out-of-place, sanitizers and their characteristics, and GMPs.

    Course Objectives:

    • To integrate concepts in chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry, with food processing sanitation and safety operations and understand their role in processing of food.
    • To gain the ability to think critically about problems and issues in food processing.
    • To gain an appreciation for how the food processing industry’s role in society.
    • Gain an understanding of food hygiene, sanitation, and safety during food processing unit operations.

    Teaching Methods:

    • Lecture
    • Movies
    • Field Trips

    Teaching Media:

    • Textbook
    • Powerpoint presentations
    • Handouts on relevant topics

    Measurement and evaluation of student achievement:

    Assessment made from the stated criteria- students who receive more than 90% of the total points will receive a grade A.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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