Featuring case studies and discussion questions, this textbook â with revisions addressing significant changes to US food law â 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
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, the Guide to Food Laws and Regulations 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 internet sites as well as to indexes and resources available from the Federal government. Other topics include religious dietary law, Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, environmental regulations, HACCP and GMPs, laws governing health claims, and the regulation of biotechnology.The Guide to Food Laws and Regulations is an ideal sourcebook for students and professionals in food science and technology, chemistry, biosystems engineering, food animal production and medicine, agribusiness, and other closely related fields.
This book analyzes the impacts of current and possible future GM crop applications and shows that these technologies can contribute substantially to sustainable agricultural development and food security.
The book offers a succinct overview of key topics and core concepts for food scientists, quality managers, and others who need to understand the regulation of food and dietary supplements in the U.S. It was designed and modeled after a six-week introduction to food law course currently taught at Northeastern University, and serves as a practical tool for regulatory professionals. The book includes aÂ chapter on each major topic, with summations of the legislative history and general legal landscape. EachÂ chapterÂ focuses the reader on major and emerging issues encountered by facilities. A comparative law section at the end of every chapter offers readers an ability to view alternative methods of regulation and enforcement.Â This design is unique and allows students and working professionals alike to understand core concepts and the practical application of the law to their work.Â Using a modified casebook method approach, the book also serves as a practical tool for regulatory professionals.
Consultant and long-time Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food labeling expert James Summers answers the many questions surrounding FDA food labeling regulations and compliance in Food Labeling Compliance Review. This comprehensive manual and fully searchable, accompanying CD-ROM are designed to aid in understanding the requirements of the FDA. Food Labeling Compliance Review is a must-have for regulatory officials, industry personnel, and others responsible for assuring that the label and labeling of domestic and imported food products in interstate commerce comply with the requirements of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, as amended.
The new fourth edition of Food Labeling Compliance Review fully covers recently enacted provisions requiring labeling for allergens, trans fats, and qualified health claims. Clearly illustrated with dozens of charts, sample label panels and 'Nutrition Facts' boxes, Food Labeling Compliance Review is the practical, no-nonsense tool needed by both the experienced and inexperienced food label reviewer.
Current, complete, and accurate food labeling guidance concerning FDA regulations
Covers new requirements for labeling allergens, trans fats, and qualified health claims
Essential for all food manufacturers, packers, labelers, relabelers, and distributors
âIn his rollicking, unabashed, and sometimes shocking book, Jeff Scot Philips offers an unprecedented inside look at how labels can be manipulated, regulators can be fooled, and how consumer gatekeepersâfrom personal trainers to nutritionistsâsell high-margin âhealth foodâ to an unsuspecting public that wants to lose weight.â Â âOz Garcia, bestselling author of Redesigning 50 and The Balance
âWhy are you are you eating diet foods and getting fatter? âWhy do you still have cellulite even though you eat âhealthyâ? âWhy donât you know what you are eating, even when you read the label? âWhy does the obesity rate in America keep climbing, even though the weight-loss market is a $300 billion industry?
It is because food manufacturers, the media, nutritionists, trainers, medical professionals, health inspectors, and people like Jeff Scot Philips collude for profits and are: big fat food liars.
The Food Labeling Handbook aims at providing a clear understanding of the regulatory labeling requirements for conventional foods - including the new nutrition labeling. This valuable tool identifies the source of the requirements, easily enable deeper studies and offers instructions and tools to navigate the regulatory requirements for the labeling of conventional foods quickly and thoroughly.
Contrary to the common belief that dietary supplements are âunregulatedâ in the United States, nutrients and other dietary ingredient-containing products have been regulated in this country for a little over a century at least in some capacity, initially through the Pure Food and Drug Act (PFDA) of 1906 and culminating with the many anticipated regulations to be implemented following the recent enactment of the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010 (FSMA). Â The goal of this brief is to review and discuss the current statutes and regulations surrounding the ingredients, manufacturing standards, safety, and labeling of dietary supplements for the purpose of protecting consumers. â
Advances in Food and Beverage Labelling reviews recent advances in labelling research and regulation, covering issues such as nutrition and hazard information, traceability, health claims and standardisation, as well as new labelling technologies and consumer issues. The EU Food Information Regulation will come into force in December 2014 and the book is designed to provide timely and useful information to manufacturers in this area, as well as on a global scale. Part one covers the different types of information that can, or must be present on a food label. Part two looks at recent developments in food labelling technology, regulations and enforcement.
Brings together contributions from industry, trade bodies, government and academia.
Offers timely advice for those concerned with the legal framework for food labelling, with information about the EU Food Information Regulation, as well as the US market.
Reviews issues surrounding nutrition and health claims and GM, ethical and environmental labelling.
Consultant and long-time FDA food and dietary supplement labeling expert James Summers offers a comprehensive guide to understanding and complying with the dietary supplement labeling requirements of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Dietary Supplement Labeling Compliance Review, Third Edition.
Available in book or searchable CD-ROM (view CD-ROM version) formats, this updated review is composed of three essential parts:
Sections I through V consist of the introduction and how-to information.
Sections VI through IX consist of the compliance step-by-step review procedure (in the form of questions and responses,) and other labeling requirements.
Sections X through XV consist of guidance and information for decision making.
Clearly illustrated with dozens of charts, sample label panels, and supplement facts boxes, this manual is the straightforward, no-nonsense tool both inexperienced and experienced dietary supplement label reviewers need to assure labeling compliance