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Course Description

Understanding the regulatory environment is critical to the successful development, manufacturing, labeling, and delivery of nutrition-related products to the consumer. Knowing how to manage risk while navigating the regulatory path to market is essential. Students in this course will become familiar with: the nutrition-related regulations applicable to the production and marketing of foods and beverages, dietary supplements and ingredients, as well as medical foods and devices; how to represent scientific evidence accurately and appropriately when substantiating label claims and advertisements; and develop a working knowledge of potential legal ramifications by examining relevant case studies. If you are a Tufts undergraduate student please contact nutritioncertificates@tufts.edu. This course is offered January 15, 2020-April 19, 2020. Final grades are posted May 11, 2020.

Affiliated With:

  • Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy