INTS 371: Food Systems and Policy

INTS 371-002: Food Systems and Policy
(Fall 2016)

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM M

West Building 1004

Section Information for Fall 2016

INTS 371 Food Systems & Policy investigates the role individuals, corporations, and federal, state, and local government agencies play in creating contemporary food policy. It will explore how these stakeholders as well as sociological and economic factors influence the way Americans eat. Students will develop an understanding of food policy through the investigation of US agriculture, food production and the environment, food and beverage processing, food safety, food labeling, food retail, dietary guidance, food marketing, and federal food assistance programs. The role of food policy in creating a more sustainable food system will also be investigated and explored

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines the roles of individuals, corporations, and government in creating and communicating food policy. Students explore the rationale and rhetorics of US agriculture, food production and the environment, food and beverage processing, food safety and labeling, food sales and marketing, dietary guidance, and federal food assistance programs. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Related Course
Schedule Type: Seminar

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