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Introduction to US Food Law

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Qualification: Introduction to US Food Law

Start: on request

Duration: 1 day

Costs: CHF 650.00

Location: 

 

ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, 8820 Wädenswil

The course room will be communicated in the written confirmation of participation.

Situation map: www.zhaw.ch/lsfm/location

Language of instruction: English

Objectives and content

Target audience

The target audience is employees from food companies exporting to the USA, for example, from quality management or regulatory affairs. Other professionals are also welcome, for example attorneys needing an introduction to US food law.

No prior knowledge of US food law is required. The course is given in English; therefore, a good command of the English language is a prerequisite.

Objectives

The course provides a general introduction to US food regulation and then focuses on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and its corresponding rules.

Introduction to US Food Law

Content

  • General introduction to US food law (an overview encompassing legal framework, main legal acts, key authorities, sources of information)
  • Selected areas of regulation: general food labelling requirements / food safety: overview of FSMA and related rules.

Methodology

Presentations, exercises, discussions.

Classes

If interested, please contact Evelyn Kirchsteiger-Meier

Enquiries and contact

Provider

Instructors

The course will be given in English by:

Prof. Neal Fortin, Director of the Institute for Food Laws and Regulations at Michigan State University and author of numerous publications on US food regulation (e.g. «Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice»)

Offered in cooperation with

Michigan State University

Application

Admission

No prior knowledge of US food law is required. The course is given in English; therefore, a good command of the English language is a prerequisite.

Information for applicants

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