Book cover for Food Regulation book, 3rd editionFood Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice

This book, written by IFLR Director Neal Fortin, is in its 3rd edition. The text provides an in-depth discussion of the federal statutes, regulations, and agencies involved in food regulation. After an introduction to the history of food and drug regulation, it covers current food regulations, inspection and enforcement, international law, and more. With explanations of the policies and food science behind the law, the book remains accessible to students and professionals alike. This is an excellent text for food science and food law and a practical reference for food industry professionals, consultants, and others.

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Fortin Advanced Introduction to International Food Law 2023

Advanced Introduction to International Food Law

‘Neal D. Fortin is a gifted teacher. Fortin’s clarity of thought and expression, organization, and insight, which have long marked his teaching and leadership in international food law, are displayed vividly in this much needed book. Advanced Introduction to International Food Law is a terrific primer for the beginning food law scholar seeking to understand the framework of international food law and an essential resource for the seasoned food law scholar to consult frequently for information and context.’

– Michael T. Roberts, University of California, Los Angeles, US

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Food Law Research Guides from MSU Libraries

International Food Law and Regulations: Journals, Databases, and Books

United States Food Law and Regulations: Federal Government Agencies