Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply Systems

Posted 1 year 1 month ago by EIT Food

Duration : 4 weeks
Study Method : Online
Subject : Nature & Environment
Overview
How much do you trust your food? Learn about food supply systems, safety, sustainability and nutrition and quality.
Course Description

Explore how your food reaches you

How does your food reach your plate? Can you trust your food? Find out with this online course that will help you understand global food supply systems.

You’ll explore the challenges and responsibilities of different people in the food system, including the role of the consumer. You will assess the information available to consumers relating to issues of food safety, nutrition and quality, sustainability of production methods and how these affect consumer trust. You’ll leave the course knowing more about where your food comes from and how you can make a difference in the food supply chain.

This course is for anyone interested in learning about where their food comes from.

Requirements
This course is for anyone interested in learning about where their food comes from.
Career Path
  • Describe the complexity of the global food system and the issues that affect consumer trust in food
  • Explain the key factors involved in food safety
  • Critically evaluate different sources of nutritional information
  • Explore the different food labels that provide assurances to consumers
  • Reflect on the role of the consumer in influencing the food supply system
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