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Introduction to Food Regulation in the United States

ch. 1 in Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice, 2nd ed. (Wiley), 2017

20 Pages Posted: 16 Dec 2016  

Neal D. Fortin

Institute for Food Laws & Regulations, Michigan State University; Michigan State University College of Law

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

This introduction provides a historical background that gives insight into the public policy decisions in food regulation. A general explanation of the US legal system, regu­latory law in general, and the legal basis of food regulation in the United States are included.

Keywords: food law, food regulation, food policy, administrative law, regulatory law

Suggested Citation

Fortin, Neal D., Introduction to Food Regulation in the United States (2016). ch. 1 in Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice, 2nd ed. (Wiley), 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2885866

Neal D. Fortin (Contact Author)

Institute for Food Laws & Regulations, Michigan State University ( email )

College of Agriculture and Natural Resourses
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