Food Laws, Legislation and Policy (2 Units)
Food law, its philosophy and development. Food standards, codes to practice and statutory regulations. Food export and regulations. Legislations on food additives. Toxic substances in food. Detoxification of food and avoidance of contamination. Legislation on pesticide application to food raw materials and products. Food, Nutrition and Economic development. Conceptual framework for food policy development. Food and Nutritional situation appraisal. Policy formulation and implementation. Organization and coordination, monitoring and evaluation of food and nutrition policy. Review of Agricultural Policy in Nigeria.