IFLR reboots its Food Laws and Regulations in China course for summer 2019

A new team of instructors has updated IFLR's online graduate course, "Food Laws & Regulations in China." Offered online this summer.

March 29, 2019 - Author: Andrea Besley

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The Institute for Food Laws and Regulations (IFLR) has redesigned its "Food Laws and Regulations in China" course with a new group of China food law experts. The course is designed for busy food industry professionals, and is offered online every summer semester. This is a graduate-level course and counts towards IFLR's food law certificate program.

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of various aspects of food law in China. The new syllabus reflects the latest laws and regulations, and touches on emerging issues.

Topics include: cultural, socio-economic differences compared to other countries/regions; organization of China's food laws, delegation of risk assessment and risk management roles and responsibilities in the Government of China; cross border and e-commerce issues; food labeling and claims permitted; novel food approval; genetic modification and; food additives and contaminants. Hot topics such as food safety, food fraud, and import-export issues such as tariffs and liabilities toward consumers will also be addressed.

This course will include various weekly readings, lectures, assignments, discussions with experts, and three quizzes. There will not be a final exam.

Learn more about how to enroll at https://www.canr.msu.edu/iflr/enroll/

 

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