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
Keywords: Food law, food regulation, food safety, Food Safety Modernization Act, FDA, food science, food defense, food biotechnology, Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, food labeling, nutrition labeling, General & Introductory Food Science & Technology