Guide to US food laws and regulations [electronic resource] edited by Patricia Curtis.

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2nd ed.
Chichester, England : Wiley-Blackwell, c2013.
1 online resource (345 p.)
Food law and legislation -- United States.
Electronic books.
For both student food scientists and experienced professionals, a knowledge of U.S. food law is the foundation that supports an understanding of all industry regulation. Based on a popular internet course, Guide to Food Laws and Regulations, 2nd Edition informs students on the significance, range, and background of food laws and gives tools for finding current regulations. This compact resource outlines major U.S. food laws, factors that led to their passage, and explains the role of key agencies like the FDA and FSIS in regulation and enforcement. Students are directed to int
Guide to US Food Laws and Regulations; Contents; List of Contributors; About the Companion Website; Chapter 1 Introduction to Laws and Regulations; Introduction; Sources of American Law; The Constitution; Statutory Law; Common Law; Equity; Public and Private Law; Private Law; Public Law; Legislative Branch; Judicial Branch; Federal Court System; The Supreme Court; Courts of Appeals; US District Courts; Special Courts; Executive Branch; Sources of Legislation; How a Bill Becomes a Law; Introduction; Considered in Committee; Reintroduction; Debate in Congress; Presidential Action; Enrollment
Where to Find Legal InformationLaw-making Process; The Laws; Conventional Search Method; Example Search; How Regulations are Made; The Rule-making Process and Publication; Example; Code of Federal Regulations; Using the Code of Federal Regulations; Example; References; Additional Resources; Chapter 2 How Did We Get Where We Are Today?; Introduction; Reasons for Food Laws; American Food Laws; The ""Poison Squad""; The Jungle; The Need for a New Food and Drug Law; Elixir of Sulfanilamide: Raspberry Flavored Death; Food Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938
Silent Spring and the Environmental Protection AgencyFirst Amendment to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act; Public Health Service Act; Milestones in US Food and Drug History (FDA 2010); A Brief History of Agricultural-Related Agencies; USDA; State Departments of Agriculture; Environmental Protection Agency; Food and Drug Administration; Current Consumer and Regulatory Concerns; Summary of Major Food Laws; Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906; Federal Meat Inspection Act of 1906; Food Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938; Poultry Products Inspection Act of 1957 (as amended 1968)
Food Additive Amendment of 1958Color Additive Amendment of 1960; Fair Packaging and Labeling Act of 1966; Egg Products Inspection Act of 1970; Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990; Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994; Saccharin Notice Repeal Act of 1996; Food Quality Protection Act of 1996; Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997; Pediatric Rule (1999); The Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act of 2002; Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002; Project BioShield Act of 2004
Food Allergy Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004; Minor Use and Minor Species Animal Health Act of 2004; References; Further Reading; Chapter 3 Federal, State, and Local Laws; Introduction; National versus State Government; National Government; State Government; The Civil War Amendments; Powers of the National Government and State Governments; Food-related Laws and Regulations; Food Safety and Inspection Service; Food and Drug Administration; Shellfish Program; Milk Program; Retail Food Protection Program; Food Safety; Local Government
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Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on online resource; title from title page (ebrary, viewed August 2, 2013).
Curtis, Patricia A.
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