Course syllabus P15-0039-B - Packaging and Labelling of Foods (FBFS - SS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Packaging and Labelling of Foods
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
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Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
During the semester there will be two written tests for 20 points, written final exam for 60 points. Students for receive grade exam A (EXCELLENT) need at least 93 points, B (VERY GOOD) at least 86 points, C (GOOD) at least 79 points, D (SATISFACTORY) at least 72 points, E (SUFFICIENT) at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student understands new theoretical knowledge about characteristics of packaging materials and new trends in food packaging. Student is able to apply this obtained knowledge for proposal of packaging for different sorts of food. Student is able to use knowledge of optimizing methods for selection of alternative packaging types. Student is able to label of packaging according valid European and Slovak law.
Course contents:
Characteristics, dividing, types and properties of packaging and packaging materials. Barrier effects of packaging. Active and intelligent packaging. Modified atmosphere packaging. Edible and biodegradable packaging. Food labeling in accordance with valid European and Slovak legal regulations. Food packaging systems.
Recommended or required reading:
Balenie a označovanie potravín. Nitra: Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita v Nitre, 2018. ISBN 978-80-552-1947-9 (brož.).

Ducková, V. - Pavelková, A.: Označovanie a balenie potravín. Nitra: SPU, 2012. 159 s. ISBN 978-80-552-0886-2
Kačeňák I.: Základy balenia potravín. Bratislava: ARM 333, 198s.
Michalcová, A.: Labelling and Packaging of Food stuffs. Nitra: SPU, 2008. 145s. ISBN 978-80-552-0130-6

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 213

28,2 %
15,0 %
8,5 %
22,1 %
26,2 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Margita Čanigová, CSc. (person responsible for course)
Ing. Viera Ducková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Adriana Pavelková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 24. 10. 2019
doc. Ing. Margita Čanigová, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 10/24/2019.

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