FOSC 402: Food Processing Plant Operations and Sanitation


Objectives: To provide a detailed understanding of the principles and practices of the organization and management of plant operations in the food processing industry.

Description: the course covers a wide range of topics including plant layout and flow patterns, plant and warehouse siting and design, pilot operations and optimization, cleaning operations, use of detergents and sanitizers, water use, waste disposal and pollution control. It explains the Public Health Acts and Regulations as well as environment issues in food processing. Students are given the opportunity for two industrial visits.