Improving U.S. Regulation of Imported Foods

January 31, 2013 - Author: Fortin, Neal D.

Fortin, Neal D., Improving U.S. Regulation of Imported Foods (2013). Ch. 5, Improving Import Food Safety, pp. 89-109 (Wiley-Blackwell 2013). Available at SSRN:

This chapter provides an overview of the amalgamation of disparate elements that make up the food import regulatory system in the United States. This patchwork collection of authorities provides a useful laboratory to observe the effectiveness of the different regulatory approaches. The author discusses how this knowledge could best be used to create a more effective, prevention-based import regulatory system.


Tags: institute for food laws and regulations


Neal Fortin

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