Course Details

Food Law and Policy Seminar

This new seminar will explore the role of law and policy in the contemporary food system. We will examine the local, state, and federal regulation of food, and sample policy topics from among the broad array of health, environmental, social, and cultural issues involving the contemporary food system. Topics may include the legal and policy issues underlying: animal welfare, banned foods, food safety, labeling and marketing, obesity and nutrition, sustainability, and urban agriculture. Readings will include cases, legislation, regulations, scholarly articles, and policy articles. Individual papers and presentations will permit in-depth exploration of a topic of interest for each student. Evaluation method: class participation, a class presentation, and a final research paper Materials: Readings will be compiled by the instructor Students who would like to complete the 2 draft writing requirement and earn one additional credit hour in this course will be able to self-enroll in the associated LAWWRT 602 Section 32 course section (class nbr 30626) during open enrollment January 4, 2016-February 5, 2016 Students who would like to complete the 3 draft writing requirement and earn one additional credit hour in this course will be able to self-enroll in the associated LAWWRT 603 Section 32 course section (class nbr 30652) during open enrollment January 4, 2016-February 5, 2016

Catalog Number: CONPUB 736


Course History

Spring 2016
Title: Food Law and Policy Seminar
Faculty: Nadler, Janice (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 18     Actual: 16