United States Food Law: Consumers, Controversies, Current Issues
1 European Consumer Law Journal 15-42 [Revue Européenne de Droit de la Consommation] (Stéphanie Mahieu, ed., 2009)
28 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Date Written: 2009
United States food law is in a state of change. This article offers an overview of issues and developments in United States food law in recent years. The author identifies trends that fit into broader historical currents in United States food law. These include the proliferation of qualified health claims on food, use of food law in dealing with the obesity epidemic, the past decade of American experimentation with food safety deregulation, and the growing American sense of the failure of their government to ensure food safety.
Keywords: food law
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