Director: Annamaria Cuffini
Online Course: "Consumer and Environmental Safety: Food Packaging and Kitchenware"
On November 9th, the University of Torino, supported by funding from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), is launching a new interactive online course entitled: Consumers and Environmental Safety: Food Packaging and Kitchenware. The course will last for 5-weeks, is free for all and is in English. The course is prepared for a vast and generic audience, particularly those interested in knowing more about several safety aspects related to food and drinks, the potential health risks derived from packaging and contact materials. The course will include video lessons, articles, interviews, visit laboratories, discussions and activities for the students.
The course is prepared from teachers at the University of TORINO (Giorgio Merlo and Claudio Medana from the Dept of Biotechnology and Patrizia Bovolin from the Dept of Life Sciences) and international teachers (Amparo Lopez Rubio from the Institute for Agrochemistry and Food Technologies in Spain, Natalia Drabinska from Polish Academy of Sciences Poland, and Isabel Hoffman, CEO, TellSpec LTD. (a UK company)