FST 401 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE:    FST 401
COURSE TITLE:    Food Quality Control and Plant Sanitation
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION
:  Three hours per week

COURSE DETAILS:
Course Coordinator: Prof. L.O. Sanni, B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
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Office Location: Food Science and Technology Department, COLAMRUD
Other Lecturers: Dr. O.P. Sobukola

COURSE SYNOPSIS
Historical background and definitions; scope; significance, meaning of quality and control.  Quality in relation to reliability, price, delivery, accounting, purchasing; case studies of organization of quality control in typical food companies, setting specifications for microbiology, chemical and entomological standards. Statistical quality control – types of errors and decision making; control charts for variables and attributes – construction and uses; sampling plans, sensory quality control – assessment scores and interpretation of data.  The codex Alimentarius legislation and codes of practice.  Biological and aesthetic problems of poor plant sanitation, waste and affluent disposal; plant design, installation and operation for cleaning purposes; disinfection, sterilization and detergency in processing area; cleaning by dismantling; cleaning-in-place technology, personal hygiene in the food factory

FST 401Lecture Note

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