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Course syllabus N436L2_4I - Food Legislation (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N436L2_4I
Course unit title: Food Legislation
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester: Nutrition and Food Quality Assessment - master (compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
At the end of semester students will write test in sum of 100 points. Students will pass the test if the earn at least 56 points. Maximum points for oral exam is 10 points and student must earn at least 6 points. Students will get credits for the course if they succesfully pass both.
To obtain evaluation "A" students need to get min. 92%, for "B" to obtain min. 83%, for the evaluation of "C" min. 74%, for the evaluation of "D" min. 65% and for the evaluation of "E" min. 56% in the final test.
Credits will not be granted if a student gets less than 56%, and/or the protocols will not be resigned.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student have informations about food law in Slovakia and in EU, knows discretions and duties of food bussines operator. Knows basic informations about EFSA, food risk and food assesment.
Course contents:
Constitution of Slovak Republic -- selected parts important in term of food legislation; Govermental legislative rules, Acquis communitaire
Regulation 178/2002 "Food law"
Aims and issues of EFSA
EC executive legislation to Food Law
EU hygiene packaging
Oficial food control, FVO, MANCP
Quality policy of EU
Codex Alimentarius; national legislation for food
Food acquis important in term of food production
GMO a GM food
Trade barriers: čl.28 -30 treaty of ES
Cause of Court of Justice --food
Recommended or required reading:
SR, N. NARIADENIE (ES) č. 178/2002 EURÓPSKEHO PARLAMENTU A RADY.  [online]. 2002. URL: http://file:///C:/Users/Lucia/Downloads/1782002.pdf.
SA, E. about EFSA.  [online]. 2014. URL:

Language of instruction: slovak or english
The course is recommended for students in the second year of study in the study program Nutrition and food assesment
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 49

44,9 %30,6 %20,4 %2,0 %2,1 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Lucia Bírošová, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Last modification: 29. 1. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Lucia Bírošová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 01/29/2019.

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