EU AGRI-FOOD LAW
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will be able to:
- understand the general regulatory aspects of the food sector;
- understand how European institutions and agencies work in relation to the food sector
- use specific terminology
- understand the impact of economic activities as well as all the requirements businesses must meet in order to perform their activity
Course contents summary
Introduction to law: sources of law, institutions and powers
The governance of the food sector
Businesses and consumers
The common agricultural policy
The common organization of agricultural markets
Controls, alerts,traceability and the hygene package
Communication and information to the consumers; food labelling
Food, origin, quality
L. Costato et. al., Compendio di diritto alimentare, VIII, CEDAM, 2017.
Further materials for those who do not attend lessons will be published on the page of the Course.
Assessment methods and criteria
written test. A mid-term test and a final oral presentation is provided for those who attend lessons regularly.