FCCV is also involved in teaching several courses at Maastricht University as well as coordinating skills courses and the yearly think-tank.
This course focusses on the different aspects concerning safety in all stages of food production and consumption. Therefore safety issues concering production, storage and distribution of foods as well as the control of these aspects with standards and regulations will be studied.
Within this course, the principles of actions of bioactive substances (pharmacodynamics) and how the body handles these bioactive substances through the processes of absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion (pharmacokinetics) will be studied.
Health Foods, Scientifically and Regulatory (Food Law)
The EU and other countries have set a variety of requirements to ensure a high level of protection for consumers and to facilitate their choice, products put on the market, including imported products and to ensure their safety. This course deals with this variety of requirements and will provide in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of health and nutrition aspects of foods.