A consumer's guide to food regulation & safety / by James T. O'Reilly.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: O'Reilly, James T., 1947-
Other title:Consumer's guide to food regulation and safety.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, [2010]
Series:Oceana's legal almanac series. Law for the layperson.
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Table of Contents:
  • Defining key concepts in food
  • Government oversight of food safety
  • Government oversight of food labeling
  • Regulation of raw and organic food safety
  • Regulation of food processing and ingredients
  • Restaurants and food service delivery
  • Food importation
  • Adverse experiences with food and their consequences
  • Dietary supplements
  • Food with pesticide residues
  • Biotechnology and food
  • Civil damage lawsuits for injury or fraud
  • How do federal and state protections intersect?
  • Food advertising
  • Food packaging issues
  • Environmental aspects of food practices
  • How the "local food" movement relates to food safety
  • Pricing, competition, and monopoly
  • The future of food safety
  • Appendices.