Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
EKEH1180 Food Product Safety 5 ECTS
Organised by
Food Development

Learning outcomes

The student understands what food safety means. The student is informed of the regulations and measurements that ensure the chemical, technological and hygienic quality and safety as well as the legal validity of the food products from farm to fork. The student finds the up to date food legislation and can apply it him/herself.


European food legislation and regulations. Codex alimentarious. Food hygiene. Risk assessment and management. HACCP. In-house control and control by authorities.

Teaching methods

Lectures, diaries, assignments and oral presentations.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Study journal / learning diary
  • In English
  • In English

Lectures, diaries, assignments and oral presentations.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

This course is held every other spring (odd numbered years). Next time spring 2017.

Study materials

Lectures and other material will be given via the Moodle -program. Legislation is freely available in the internet.  

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
Finnish Study Modules