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Food Safety and Crisis Situations

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Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2020-2021

Course director

Dr. Tímea VARJAS (vtimi_68@yahoo.com), assistant professor

Department of Public Health Medicine

Subject data

Code of subject: OAF-EBK-T  |  1 credit  |  General Medicine |  Optional module  |  autumn

Prerequisites: -

Number of hours/semester

12 lectures + 0 practices + 0 seminars = total of 12 hours

Course headcount limitations

min. 4 – max. 30 person

Available as Campus course for 8 student(s). Campus-faculties: ETK GYTK TTK

Topic

Although food legislation and legal background is strict in EU some food safety crises and emergencies occur we can hear just a few word in the media about. This course "pulls the veil" of the background, causes and concealed information of food safety crises. Topics are about the most interesting and important information of these situations.

Lectures

  • 1. Introduction - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 2. European and Hungarian food safety regulation - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 3. Cases and concealed facts I. (Historical overview) - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 4. Cases and concealed facts II. - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 5. Crisis management and communication I. - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 6. Crisis management and communication II. - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 7. Food industry "tricks": Changes which the layman does not realize - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 8. Food industry "tricks": Changes which the layman does not realize - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 9. Actual food safety crisis - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 10. Actual food safety crisis - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 11. Summary - Dr. Raposa László Bence
  • 12. Exam - Dr. Raposa László Bence

Practices

Seminars

Reading material

Obligatory literature

Literature developed by the Department

PPT-presentations (Neptun)

Notes

Recommended literature

Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Absences should not exceed 15% of lectures and practicals (2x45 min). Otherwise signature of grade book is denied.

Mid-term exams

Examination: written test

Making up for missed classes

based on individual consideration

Exam topics/questions

Neptun

Examiners

Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars