Scientific Innovation and Legal Challenges of Food Regulation

(a.y. 2023/2024)

Modules of the course

  • Module 1: Introduction to the relationship between science and law in the food&innovation field.
  • Module 2: Introduction to Food Law: the right to food in a comparative perspective; the precautionary principle; food safety vs. food security; food regulation and sustainable development.
  • Module 3: European Union Food Law: strategies, policies and regulation.
  • Module 4: Food Law and Innovation: GMOs and the Novel Foods Cases.
  • Module 5: Quality, Safety and Sustainability Assessment of Innovative Food Products.
  • Module 6: Cellular agriculture and Novel Food production: production process, technical opportunities, challenges and applications


Classes will be held on:

  • Tuesday, 12:30/14:00, room VI, via S. Antonio 10.
  • Friday, 12:30/14:00, room V, via S. Antonio 10.

Changes of location or time will be communicated during the lectures or on the News page of this website.