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103 Course Notes Outline (Note: We may not cover all these topics in a lecture format, but for those that we do, this is the general format we will follow) Intro to Food Science: What is food processing? How would you define a processed food? o What are some examples of processed foods and food processing techniques? o Although some forms of food processing use the latest technology, others have been practiced for centuries. Can you name some? Overview: Degrees of processing o Minimally processed foods o Processed food ingredient o Highly processed foods o Does the degree to which a food has been processed tell you something about how healthy it is? Can you think of a highly processed food that you consider healthy, or a minimally processed food that you consider unhealthy? Overview: Why are foods processed? o Preservation o Food safety o Variety o Convenience o Nutrition: Fortification o Nutrition: Preserving nutrients Overview: Concerns over food processing o Highly processed foods o Premium products o Food safety o Worker justice o Industry concentration o Industry consolidation o Local and regional food systems o Packaging waste o
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  • Spring '12
  • davidstone
  • Flavor, Food processing

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