2023-2024 / ALIM0015-1

Food sanitary safety


16h Th, 6h Pr, 2h SEM

Number of credits

 Master in agricultural bioengineering (120 ECTS)2 crédits 
 Master in bioengineering : chemistry and bio-industries (120 ECTS)2 crédits 
 Master in environmental bioengineering (120 ECTS)2 crédits 
 Master in forests and natural areas engineering (120 ECTS)2 crédits 


Mohamed Ayadi

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Foof safety reglementation
Good hygienic practices Cleaning and disinfection practices
HACCP : theory and practical examples

Standards BRC, IFS, ISO 22000
Practical exercice : HACCP plan control
The student will be required to carry out a one-day internship at the fasfc and accompany a controller in a company in the food chain (subject to the COVID situation)

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To obtain basic knowledge about the implementation of a food safety system.
After completing the course, the student is expected to :
- master the european and belgian legislation about foodstuffs hygiene
- set up good practices to prevent these contaminations
-elaborate a cleaning/disinfection plan
-initiate an HACCP study in companies

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

GEST 3773-1 Gestion de la qualité

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures : 10h  Personal works : 6h
Audit AFSCA : 6h (subject to the acceptance of AFSCA)

Seminar : 2h

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

The courses will be given in the classroom .

Recommended or required readings

Text book

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Written work / report

Additional information:

Written examination (75%) - FASFC visit report (25%) 

Work placement(s)

One-day Intership (FASFC - Federal Agency for the safety of the Food chain)


Written report of the visit

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Mohamed AYADI (Professor)

Laboratoire Qualité et sécurité des produits agroalimentaires (QSPA)




Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Poly BPH
courses support

Poly cours SDA Intro - Concepts de bases 23-24
Genenral introduction 

Poly Hygiene Personnelle
Support de cours de la partie 2

Poly lutte contre les nuisibles
Support de cours de la partie 2