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Policy Briefs

These policy briefs were created by students in the Food and Nutrition Policies and Programs course.  For the final project, students are asked to create a document that includes a description of the policy, a fact sheet, and an annotated bibliography of stakeholders in support and in opposition of the legislation.  Click on the links below to read through these thoughtful and fascinating policy briefs.



End Overtime Exemptions for Farmworkers by Katie Johnson

Pass the Preserving Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA) to Stop Non-therapeutic Use of Antibiotics in Animals by Krysti Escobedo

National Nutrition Education Standards to Support Child Health by Bryden Johnston

Regulation of Medically Important Anti-microbials in Food Producing Animals to Combat Antibiotic Resistnance in the United States by Stephanie Leonard

Reducing Wasted Food in Clark County, WA: Policy Recommendation for the Board of County Councilors by Terra Rose

The Expanding Nutrition’s Role in Curricula and Healthcare Act: A Policy Analysis and Prediction by Margot Zipperstein


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