WVA 110 Local Food Regulations

In this course, students examine the principles, practices and regulations governing and ensuring the safety of local and value-added food product manufacturing. This class focuses on risk assessment and management strategies that help the student to enter the value-added foods marketplace. Students are introduced to applicable local, state and federal regulations as they relate to value-added food products and producers. This course provides students with an overview of the national, state and local food regulations needed for meeting food processing standards and guidelines. Students identify and examine methods that insure best practices and applications for food safety in processing, supply chain and distribution as it relates to Illinois laws and regulations. 12 (1 lecture hour)