Food: Product and Process Design

Legal Compliance Management

Integrated course, 2.50 ECTS


Course content

Introduction to "legal compliance" and typical issues in companies processing food (e.g. liability in food safety or environmental issues).
Practical application in everyday procedures of the company including training and awareness activities.
Cooperation with relevant institutions and consultants.
Company case study in a specific topic.

Learning outcomes

Participants gain detailed knowledge on the integration of food law into the Austrian and European legal and regulatory system.
Participants develop an understanding of additional regulations important for the operation of food processing companies. They understand "legal compliance" and how to attain it.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

M. Weck: Lebensmittelrecht
M. Horst: Texte zum Lebensmittelrecht
A. Hagen: Lebensmittelrecht
B. Riemer: Lebensmittelrecht für Lebensmittelbetriebe
W. Doralt: Kodex Lebensmittelrecht
National and international legal
ZLR - Zeitschrift für das gesamte Lebensmittelrecht
Deutsche Lebensmittel-Rundschau: Zeitschrift für Lebensmittelkunde und Lebensmittelrecht

Mode of delivery

Integrated Course

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Business Courses, Module IQM

Assessment methods and criteria

Module Exam