FS HN 526 XG Summer 2020 - Ethnic Foods: Food Safety, Food Protection and Defense

Summer 2020
2 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
25
Date: 
June 8, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Instructor: 
Lillian Po, pol@missouri.edu, 573-234-4687
Course Description: 
The continuing popularity of ethnic foods in the U.S., as well as increased importation of foods and food products as a result of the globalization of the food supply, has been accompanied by new food safety concerns and risks. The Food Safety Modernization Act impacts food processors including ethnic food processors and importers. This 8-week course is designed to provide participants with the following benefits: 1) an understanding of the various factors that impact food safety of ethnic and imported foods; 2) knowledge about the handling, preparation, processing and storage of ethnic and imported foods and food products; 3) science-based characterization of ethnic foods and ingredients; 4) culturally appropriate strategies to address the challenges posed by ethnic and imported foods including GMPs, HACCP, etc. and 6) learn about the implications and impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act on ethnic and imported food products, and food defense/protection challenges.
Course Prerequisites: 
Contact GP IDEA Coordinator to enroll.
Required Course Materials: 
TBD
Permission Contact: 
Casey Smith or Michelle Zander, agonlineservices@iastate.edu, 800-747-4478
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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