Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
504004392010FOOD LEGISLATIONElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In the context of the lecture the students will be informed on the national and intenetional food regulations that they are compulsory to follow. The fundamentals of law, food law, food regulation, the requirements for food control and the organization of the food control system will be understood.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Gülden OVA
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding the law doctorine and the fundamentals of law
2Understanding of the codes, regulations and directives in the food law and food regulation
3Understanding the the requirement for food control and the conditions required for organizing a food control system
4Understanding the modern Food Law and required conditions for preperation of the standards
5Understanding of the Turkish Food Law, regulations, comminications and standards
6Understanding the responsibilities of the food production facilities and retailers
7Understanding the international food regulation (ISO, CAC, EC directives, CE mark, US Food Regulation)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Fundamentals of law, food law and food regulation; Requirements for food control and organization of food control system, modern food law, preperation of the regulation and the standards, introduction of Turkish Food Law, regulations, codes and standards; Responsibilities of the food production facilities and retailers; International food regulation (ISO, CAC, EC directives, CE mark, US Food Regulation)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course content, , importance ,rules and requirements Introduction
2Fundamentals of law Theoretical presentation
3Food law and food regulationTheoretical presentation
4Requirements for food control and organization of the food control systemTheoretical presentation
5Requirements for food control and organization of the food control systemTheoretical presentation
6Modern food law, preperation of the regulation and the standardsTheoretical presentation
7MIDTERM EXAM
8Introduction of Turkish Food Law, regulations, codes and standardsLiterature based student presentation and discussion
9Introduction of Turkish Food Law, regulations, codes and standardsLiterature based student presentation and discussion
10Introduction of Turkish Food Law, regulations, codes and standardsLiterature based student presentation and discussion
11Introduction of Turkish Food Law, regulations, codes and standardsLiterature based student presentation and discussion
12Responsibilities of the food production facilities and retailersLiterature based student presentation and discussion
13Responsibilities of the food production facilities and retailersLiterature based student presentation and discussion
14International food regulation (ISO, CAC, EC directives, CE mark, US Food Regulation)Literature based student presentation and discussion
15International food regulation (ISO, CAC, EC directives, CE mark, US Food Regulation)Literature based student presentation and discussion
16FINAL EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
Turkish Food Codex TSE Standards EC Directives
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11.51.5
Final Examination11.51.5
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)96.0
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO2        22     
LO3   3    23 4   
LO4        32 3   
LO5   3  2 32 3 33
LO6  3   4 343544 
LO7        34 4333
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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