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Food Science Policy Alliance

Food Science Policy Alliance

The Food Science Policy Alliance provides a scholarly venue for the objective evaluation of science-based food policies and regulatory issues for students, consumers, government and industry. It is built on a scholarly foundation offering a Master of Public Policy and Administration degree with a concentration in Food Science Policy. The degree is administered by the Center for Public Policy and Administration and Scholarships are available from the alliance for qualified students with a degree in food science or a related field. The program offers a course taught by internationally recognized guest lecturers from government, industry and consumer groups that is required for students pursuing the advanced degree providing for the education of well-trained graduates capable of developing and evaluating recommendations concerning national and international food policy.


  • Core Faculty: Drs. Clydesdale, and Decker

For more information about the food policy program and the alliance, pls. click here to download the PDF info sheet and click here for Food Science Policy Alliance student news.