220F sec. 1 - Food Law and Policy (Spring 2016)
Instructor: Stephen D. Sugarman (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Meeting Time: W 10:00AM-12:40PM
Meeting Location: 145
Course Start: January 13, 2016
Class Number (formerly Course Control Number) (Non-1Ls): 49523
This seminar will explore a wide range of issues related to food law and policy. Topics will likely include issues such as food safety, food labeling and marketing, regulation and patenting of genetically-modified organisms, farm subsidies, treatment of livestock, farm and restaurant labor, organic farming standards, hunger and obesity, school lunch, and promotion of local and sustainable agriculture. Students will read a variety of materials in preparation for weekly discussions and will each write a 30+-page research paper.
There are no prerequisites for this class. The course may fulfill the writing requirement with the agreement of the instructor.
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