Food policy


Have a solid understanding of policies, strategies, institutions and regulations concerning food.

Alternative labels

food regulations
a food policy
the food policy
food strategy
food planning
food policies
food regulation

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Food policy is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Food policy is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Food safety specialist: Food safety specialists organise processes and implement procedures to avoid problems with food safety. They comply with regulations.

Food safety inspector: Food safety inspectors carry out inspections in food processing environments from a food safety standpoint. They are part of official control bodies who check and control food products and processes to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing safety and health.




  1. Food policy – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022