Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The purpose of this subject is to give students a broad understanding of the different issues faced by food producers, manufacturers, marketers, importers and exporters and consumers in Australia and in other countries, to understand the major practical issues facing these important sectors of the economy, and the international system within which local legal and regulatory practices are embedded. The subject will consider wider issues relevant to the topic, including food security.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFrancine Rochford

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesCritical analysis of key primary and secondary materials, resolution of legal problems, quizzes and research tasks.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Food Law

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed






Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Students will master the substantive law in the area as reflected in key primary and secondary materials.
02. Students will appreciate the social context of legal practice in this area as reflected in key primary and secondary materials.
03. Students will critically analyse the reasoning and principles embodied in key materials.
04. Students will apply knowledge of the substantive law to problems and resolve them.

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