Course Description

LAWS 8545
Food Law and Policy
General Description:
Introduces students to the laws and regulations that govern our food supply. The focus is federal law provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, with additional readings, videos and speakers. Topics to be covered include legal definitions for food, rules on food labeling, standards for food safety, biotechnology, international trade, organic and environmental regulation, hunger, farmer?s markets and obesity.

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LAWS 8545-001

Instructor(s): Alexia Brunet Marks

Credits: 2

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Wed   2:30 PM - 4:10 PM   WLAW 202