Eating is something we do every day, but how often do we consider the social, economic, global, and environmental cogs behind our food system? This semester’s Myra Kraft Open Classroom series, which starts tonight, encourages the Boston community to do just that.
In Fall 2016, Northeastern’s Open Classroom series will examine the U.S. presidential race from many different angles. Here are five reasons to attend.
Northeastern professor and food policy expert Chris Bosso says there are honest arguments on each side of the debate over whether to label foods as having genetically modified ingredients. But he notes the new bill, signed into law last week, is “a poor solution to a complex problem.”
The university is the first in Boston to sign on to the “Real Food Challenge,” a commitment by higher education institutions to purchase at least 20 percent of its food from local, fair, and sustainable sources by 2020.
Chris Bosso, associate dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, explains the significance of a new journal article questioning the safety of herbicide-resistant corn.
(with D. Guber) Environmental Policy: New Directions for the 21st Century, 7th ed., Norman Vig and Michael Kraft, eds. CQ Press, 2009: 51-74.
(with S. O’Donnell and R. L. Sandler) The Nanotechnology Food, Drug, Cosmetic and Medical Device Regulatory Guide, The Food and Drug and Law Institute, 2009: 195-204.
(with R. Sandler) Issues in Science and Technology, Summer 2007.