Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
GID 224 Food Toxicology; Contaminants&Additives Turkish Compulsory
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 6 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Introduction to food toxicology, General knowledge Knowledge about toxicological concepts (LD50, NOEL, ADI, MAC, etc.), food security and food Safety authorities Food contaminants occurred during food processing (acrylamids, nitrozamines, PAHs, etc.), environmental contaminants (radioactivities, heavy metals, dioxin, etc.), contaminants formed during agricultural practices (hormones, pesticides), metabolites of microorganisms(Bacterial and mould toxins), natural toxins and allergens, GMOs; their significance for food quality and safety; Labelling Rules. Food Additives and their significance for food quality, food processing and food safety aspects. Relevant regulatory affairs and regulations about food contaminants and food additives. Enrichment or fortification of foods and labeling