Food Chain Security

Module Title - Food Chain Security
Number of credits – 10

Module description

A consideration of food security as defined by the WHO. Aspects of insecurity and the mechanisms to manage them will be addressed including, for example:

  • Deliberate contamination
  • Infrastructure issues
  • Food safety management systems
  • Global sourcing

By the end of the module you will be able to:

  • Identify the main contributors (according to the WHO) to making a community food secure
  • Demonstrate awareness of risks to food security globally and in the UK
  • Describe appropriate responses to perceived risks such as those used by government and the industry
  • Critically evaluate published documents relating to aspects of food chain security.