Regulatory Agencies and Food Regulations
The U.S. food industry is highly regulated at the federal and state levels. During this course, you will explore regulations associated with food industry innovations, identify applicable regulations to specific food ventures, and pursue regulatory compliance. This course will provide you with the opportunity to work through the process of identifying which overseeing agencies and regulations are applicable to a specific food project of your choice or for one provided by the faculty. You will create a plan for accessing resources for assistance and discover how to obtain non-regulatory certifications such as organic, fair trade, kosher, and halal. Upon conclusion of this course, you will be prepared to locate and address the regulations applicable to your food business.
You are required to have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience before taking this course:
Market Research and Product Development
Food Safety and Quality
Food Processing and Packaging
Applies Toward the Following Certificates: Food Product Development