341.01 FDA Law & Policy

Introduction to basic principles of food and drug laws and examination of how significant doctrines of constitutional, administrative, and criminal law have been elaborated and applied in the food and drug context. The United States Food and Drug Administration has a pervasive role in American society: it is often said that the agency regulates products accounting for twenty-five cents of every dollar spent by consumers. Exploration of the complex interplay of legal, ethical, policy, scientific, and political considerations that underlie the FDA's regulatory authority, its policy-making, and its enforcement activity. 3 units.

Spring 2017

Course NumberCourse CreditsEvaluation MethodInstructorMeeting Day/TimesRoom
Scheduled in-class examination
Thomas Williams
6:00-8:45 PM
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