Food Safety and Risk Analysis
People have to live with food safety risk under global economy. There are lot of arguments for and against pesticides, GMOs, food additives etc. from the view point of food safety.
Objective of this class is to learn the meaning of ‘food safety and risk” at the beginning, and then learn the international framework of food safety with risk assessment, risk management and risk communication. The students learn the characteristics of hazards and effective control measure, and how to govern or live with risk under risk society. Introduction and several case studies on risk assessment and risk management are also provided on microbiological risk(food poisoning and infectious disease), food allergy, GMOs, clone meat, agricultural chemicals(ex. pesticides), food additives, dietary supplements and newly introduced nano-tech foods by advanced technology.