Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice
ISBN: 1118964470
EAN13: 9781118964477
Language: English
Pages: 552
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 3.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview
Featuring case studies and discussion questions, this textbook - with revisions addressing significant changes to US food law - offers accessible coverage appropriate to a wide audience of students and professionals. Overviews the federal statutes, regulations, and regulatory agencies concerned with food regulation and introduces students to the case law and statutory scheme of food regulation Focuses updated content on the 2011 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the biggest change to US food law since the 1930s Contains over 20% new material, particularly a rewritten import law chapter and revisions related to food safety regulation, health claims, and food defense Features case studies and discussion questions about application of law, policy questions, and emerging issues
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Anyone who needs to understand the ins and outs of food regulation in the United States should turn to this book. Maintaining the modified case book approach of its successful predecessor, this updated edition delves into food law with discussions of emerging trends and controversies in food regulation complemented by case law studies that examine important legal issues. You not only explore regulations, but also food science, policy, and practice, which challenges you to move beyond pure legal theory into the application of theory. The revision features new material, featuring a rewritten import law chapter and revisions related to food safety regulation, health claims, and food defense. In addition, the author discusses the 2011 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the biggest change to US food law since the 1930s. All the key topics in food regulation are covered in six sections: Introduction to Food Regulation Labelling and Claims Regulation of the Composition of Food Specialized Food Regulation Inspection and Enforcement Administrative and International Law and Ethics As you progress through the book, you'll learn about the most important and urgent topics in food regulation, including food irradiation, dietary supplements, biotechnology and genetically engineered foods, and food terrorism. Discussion questions help you develop and explore multiple viewpoints on legal and public policy issues. Problem exercises encourage further critical thinking. A table of abbreviations at the end of the book lists and defines all the important acronyms that are essential for understanding U.S. food regulations. This book is not only ideal for courses in food law and regulation, it is also recommended for food industry professionals, attorneys, consultants, and regulators. Finally, international food companies that export to the United States will find this book tremendously helpful in complying with U.S. food regulation.