Module Code Number

VBT 601

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week (T P C)

2 2 3

Module Lecturer

Lecturers of the department

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended

courses on food hygiene and related topics

Module Contents

Food-borne infections, intoxications, allergies, metabolic and idiopathic diseases. Investigation methods of food-borne outbreaks.

Aims and Objectives of the module

To recognize food-borne disease and their risk factors. To learn basic principles of food safety.

Method of assessment

Lecture, discussion, simulation practices

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

- Modern Food Microbiology (James Jay)

- Food Microbiology (Ünlütürk)

- The Microbiological Safety and Quality of Foods

  ( Land, Baird-Parker and Gould)

- Reference articles.