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.
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.
Fortin, Neal D.