Apr 23, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Food Safety and Quality Major [ALES]

General Information:

This major builds upon the interface between food animal health and food production, and is especially focussed on the food processing industries. The required coursework covers animal production nutrition and physiology, and has a large focus on animal product processing, food quality and safety. Graduates of this major are well prepared for DVM programs, as well as food safety and quality related employment in the rapidly growing food industry. Graduates are in high demand due to increased emphasis on on-farm food safety and quality assurance programs, as well as the design and implementation of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) plans.