A Consumer's Guide to Food Regulation and Safety

A Consumer's Guide to Food Regulation and Safety

by James O'Reilly



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199730216
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/22/2010
Series: Oceana's Legal Almanac Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

James T. O'Reilly has been a successful legal author since 1977, when his first treatise on privacy and information law became a widely used reference, and the U.S. Supreme Court quoted his FDA text in 2000 with the words, "The experts have written" He is a former state police officer in New York and has taught criminal law, among other courses, at the University of Cincinnati. His articles have appeared in law journals at Yale, Columbia, Harvard, Cornell, and other schools, for a total of 164 published articles, and his 35 texts have earned more than a million dollars in author royalties and have been widely cited by federal and state courts. He has authored texts for McGraw-Hill, Kluwer, Lexis, Matthew Bender, West, Shepards, Van Nostrand Reinhold, Wiley and other publishers. He formerly served at Procter & Gamble as Associate General Counsel and in addition to his teaching, he is Counsel to Baker & Daniels of Indianapolis and Vice-Mayor of a small Ohio city. In 2008, he completed work as Assistant Chief Reporter of the Project on European Union Administrative Law, funded by the EU and the American Bar Association. He was Section Chair of the
16,000-member Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice of the American Bar Association in 1996-97. He is a graduate of Boston College and the University of Virginia School of Law, where is a member of the Dean's Council.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Defining Key Concepts in Food
Chapter 2: Government Oversight of Food Safety
Chapter 3: Government Oversight of Food Labeling
Chapter 4: Regulation of Raw & Organic Food Safety
Chapter 5: Regulation of Food Processing & Ingredients
Chapter 6: Restaurants and Food Service Delivery
Chapter 7: Food Importation
Chapter 8: Adverse Experiences with Food, and Their Consequences
Chapter 9: Dietary Supplements
Chapter 10: Food with Pesticide Residues
Chapter 11: Biotechnology and Food
Chapter 12: Civil Damage Lawsuits for Injury or Fraud
Chapter 13: How do Federal and State Protections Intersect?
Chapter 14: Food Advertising
Chapter 15: Food Packaging Issues
Chapter 16: Environmental Aspects of Food Practices
Chapter 17: How the "Local Food" Movement Relates to Food Safety
Chapter 18: Pricing, Competition and Monopoly
Chapter 19: The Future of Food Safety
Appendix 1: Federal Trade Commission Website Caution Weighing the Evidence in Diet Ads
Appendix 2: Pesticide Residues
Appendix 3: Federal Food Safety Resource Websites
Appendix 4: Reportable Food
Appendix 5: Federal Meat Inspection Act
Appendix 6: Fair Packaging and Labeling Act
Appendix 7: Nutrition Labeling and Education Act
Appendix 8: Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act Chapters I-IV

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