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We would like to invite everybody interested in the broadly understood, interdisciplinary field of food quality and safety, willing to broaden their knowledge and interested in the feasibility and applicability of good manufacturing practices and management systems in food industry plants.
Research and teaching tasks in our unit include first of all stages of production and distribution of animal and plant origin food products, i.e. collection of agricultural raw materials, food production, final food products and their transport, as well as environmental aspects and impacts. The main areas for the activity at our Department include:
Systemic food quality and safety management: implementation of good manufacturing and hygienic practices, HACCP, ISO 9001, ISO 22000, IFS, BRC, ISO 18000, integration of these systems, risk analysis, auditing, food stuff authentication, food law and legal consumer protection, statistical control over production processes, costs associated with enhanced quality,
Food commodity science: modification, protection and evaluation of food, quality and safety of raw materials and final products, food authentication, market analysis, marketing, initiatives and sales techniques, logistics, warehouse and distribution management, implementation of sustainable development principles in the food supply chain and food sales,
Production and distribution of food in the sustainable development system, diagnostics of environmental impact, systems and other tools in environmental management, risk analysis, ISO 14000, EMAS, implementation of waste-free technologies, limitation of food waste, ecological indexes, sustainable strategies and practices in the food sector.
The systemic approach to food quality and safety management is one of the needs and opportunities of modern education for graduates finding interesting employment in the field studied. Such orientation of the research and teaching activities of the Department as one of the units of the Faculty of Food Sciences and Nutrition meets the expectations of both students and employers. Many graduates find employment not only in Poland, but also in the European Union and beyond.