Principles of Quality Assurance in Food Processing

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Principles of Quality Assurance in Food Processing

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ICFS316, ICSC303

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

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

    Course Description:

    Methods of quality control and management in food processing; Total Quality Control Management, HACCP, ISO 9000 and 14,000 series; control of raw materials, process, and finished products; sampling, evaluation of sensory properties, and other factors.

    Course Objectives:

    • To be able to explain what is the difference between Quality Control and Quality Assurance.
    • To be able to give example of major food standard systems applied in food industry.
    • To be able to explain what the significance of each food standard system.
    • To be able to describe the methods of each food standard system.
    • To be able to apply all food standard system to real life situation wisely and productively.
    • To be able to proceed GMP & HACCP system in Food industry.

    Teaching Methods:

    Lecturing, seminar, case study and practice, food factory visit with additional lectures and discussions.

    Teaching Media:

    Transparencies, handouts, power point, with help of LCD projector for an explanation & discussion of photos, figures and graphs. Various types of video presentation for QC techniques.

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