Published on May 19, 2020
Almost all recent pandemics originate in animals and nearly half of those are directly linked to global environmental degradation. More robust agriculture and food production systems must be in place to survive the next pandemic and economic down turn.
Published on May 7, 2020
“How we combat the effects of COVID-19 on food security and safety will determine how we succeed or fail with this outbreak” - Scott Haskell, DVM, MPVM, PhD. Dr. Haskell teaches the online course, Animal Health, World Trade, and Food Safety.
Published on April 22, 2020
Post Pandemic Global Food Law: Neal Fortin, Director of MSU's Institute for Food Laws and Regulations, says knowledge of global food law will be more important than before. Firms will have to nimbly avoid disruptions in the supply chain.
Published on April 6, 2020
Kris DeAngelo of MSU's Institute for Food Laws and Regulations warns of further disruptions to the food industry, and encourages companies to prepare through education.
Published on June 21, 2019
Neal Fortin's take on the recent Executive Order on Modernizing the Regulatory Framework for Agricultural Biotechnology Products.
Published on April 19, 2019
Neal Fortin, Director of MSU's Institute for Food Laws and Regulations, explains implications of the USDA FSIS' proposal to eliminate dual net content labeling.
Published on September 28, 2018
The FDA announced a new policy providing for the release of lists of retailers that may have received a food subject to a recall.
Published on April 13, 2018
Neonicotinoids, or nicotine-like insecticides, are typically used to coat seeds to protect against insects upon planting.
20 Years of teaching food law online: Dr. P. Vincent Hegarty on the Institute for Food Laws and Regulations
Published on April 9, 2018
Video: Dr. P. Vincent Hegarty discusses international food law and IFLR’s important role in helping industry professionals stay current.
Published on March 20, 2018
Distinguished food scientist and food law and policy scholar Roger Clemens addressed the topic of “Weapons of Mass Distortion” Tuesday evening at the IFT Great Lakes Section’s Student Recognition at the Kellogg Center.