Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-090-129 059293 Food Systems; Food Quality
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-090-129 FOOD SYSTEMS; FOOD QUALITY... compare traditional food systems (heirloom breeds, grass-fed beef) with modern production, processing, additives, packaging, transportation, marketing, price, distribution and fast food. Evaluate how these factors influence individual and societal health.
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Compare the current food system with historical ways people obtained food.
  2. Examine health and safety standards & regulations and their role in the food system.
  3. Evaluate four segments of the food system; production, processing, distribution, and consumption.
  4. Determine if the food system plays a role in climate change.
  5. Evaluate the role of nutrition in judging the quality of various foods.
  6. Critique the role of the consumer regarding nutrition, quality, and safety.
  7. Predict the economic impact of local foods on the local economy.
  8. Propose a new sustainable food system.
  9. Project your role in a new, sustainable food system.