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Should the consumer have the "right to know", or are nanotech food labels unnecessary and unhelpful?
This cases poses a hypothetical debate over efforts at the U.S. state level to mandate labels on food products containing or packaged in materials containing engineered nanomaterials.
This case exercise will help students learn to:
- Scan the environment (internal and external) in which a program operates, and identify the key players whose support or opposition can support or hinder program implementation;
- Recognize some common obstacles in translating a policy decision into a successful program; and
- Think about the use of training as one leverage point in changing a service delivery system.
Summary: Basic Health is a state-sponsored program providing health insurance coverage to low-income families in Washington state.