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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Food Toxicology - D323014
Title: Toxikologie potravin
Guaranteed by: Department of Food Analysis and Nutrition (323)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2016
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Šrám Radim MUDr. DrSc.
Hajšlová Jana prof. Ing. CSc.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Hajšlová Jana prof. Ing. CSc. (13.04.2014)
The course aims at explanation of the current toxicological strategies employed for the assessment of potential health risks associated with the occurrence of environmental contaminants and residues in food chains. Attention is also paid to the toxic compounds originated during food production / technological processing. In addition to elucidation of basic principles, case studies will be presented as practical risk assessment examples introducing innnovative approaches used nowadays at a global level.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Hajšlová Jana prof. Ing. CSc. (13.04.2014)

Students will be able to understand:

  • classification of individual food toxicants categories
  • current trends in toxicilogical assessment of health risks associated withj dietary exposure to food toxicants

. interdisciplinary communication

Literature -
Last update: TAJ323 (07.03.2014)


Syllabus -
Last update: Hajšlová Jana prof. Ing. CSc. (13.04.2014)

Principles of food toxicology, current priorities, legislative aspects

Strategies for estimation of dietary exposure

Case studies illustrating the process of health risk assessment

  • Environmental contaminants
  • Migrants from contact materials
  • Residues of pesticides and veterinary drugs
  • Biological contaminants / natural toxins
  • Process contaminants
  • Toxic metals and anions

Principles of health risks communication

Registration requirements -
Last update: Hajšlová Jana prof. Ing. CSc. (13.04.2014)

No requirements.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Hajšlová Jana prof. Ing. CSc. (13.04.2014)

The successful completion of the course is based on a written test or, alternatively, an oral examination.