Semester: 7 / Spring
Lectures/Classes: 15 / 15 hours
Field of study: Food Safety
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: ---
Contact person: dr Katarzyna Czyż
Short description: Production of regional and traditional food products and its importance for Poland and Europe.
Full description: The aim of the course is to familiarize with the basic concepts and regulations related to the production of traditional and regional food and the principles of their registration, packaging, labeling and distribution. An additional objective is to indicate the importance of local animal breeds in the production of regional and traditional food products.
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Learning outcomes: Knowledge Student knows the basic legal acts concerning the production of regional products in Poland and in Europe (BZ_W05) Student has the knowledge about regional products of animal origin of Poland and the World (BZ_W07) Student has the knowledge about the safety of regional products production at every stage (BZ_W17) Skills Student is able to identify the threats at various stages of regional products manufacturing (BZ_W06) Social competences Student is aware of the effects of incorrect process of regional food production (BZ_K06) The student is aware of the importance of social, professional and ethical responsibility for high quality products manufacturing (BZ_K07)
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: Students who positively completed the excercises are obliged to pass test at the end of lectures. Registration application for the selected regional food product in the form of a report at the end of the semester, current assessment based on activity on the exercise. Attendance is compulsory, student can only have one unexcused absence.

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