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Food Law Seminar
J.D. Seminar 199 | 3 credit hours
This seminar introduces students to the laws and regulations that govern our food. The seminar will primarily cover law at the federal level, including but not limited to such topics as the legal definition of food, rules on food labeling, standards for food safety, and regulation of genetically modified organisms. Beyond the law itself, we will consider the scientific, economic, and ethical principles implicated by legal decisions concerning food.
Prerequisite: Administrative Law.
Students may not receive credit for this seminar and The Law and Regulation of Drugs, Biologics and Devices (formerly Food and Drug Law).
All enrolled and waitlisted students must attend the first class to be enrolled.