Introduction to Regulatory Affairs of Food and Food Industries

RFA 6100 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Introduces some of the diverse challenges with food regulation on a global scale. Offers students an overview of how food manufacturers and food products are regulated in the United States. Introduces the basic statutes governing food regulation and the mission, structure, and authority of the agencies responsible for implementing and enforcing food regulation. Studies how the regulatory process is shaped by bureaucratic constraints; scientific and policy concerns; and input from industry, consumers, and advocacy groups, as well as how regulatory developments influence food issues, in order to provide a solid foundation for other courses in the program. Covers the program goals pertaining to specialized knowledge, broad and integrative knowledge, applied and collaborative learning, civic and global learning, and experiential learning.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 20749
Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 03/31/2018
Instructor Mitchell Weinberg
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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