Foundations of EU Food Law and Policy: Ten Years of the European Food Safety Authority

Foundations of EU Food Law and Policy: Ten Years of the European Food Safety Authority

by Alberto Alemanno, Simone Gabbi

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Foundations of EU Food Law and Policy: Ten Years of the European Food Safety Authority by Alberto Alemanno, Simone Gabbi

This volume presents the viewpoints of academics, food lawyers, industry and consumer representatives as well as those of EU policymakers on the first ten years of activity of one of the most prominent European agencies. Its broader purpose, however, is to discuss the future role played by EFSA within the rapidly-evolving area of EU food law and policy. By revisiting and discussing the milestones in the history of EFSA, the collection provides forward-looking views of food leaders and practitioners on the future scientific and regulatory challenges facing the European Union. In particular, by presenting a critical assessment of the agency’s activities within its different areas of work, the book offers readers a set of innovative tools for evaluating policy recommendations and better equips experts and the public to address pressing regulatory issues in this emotive area of law and policy. Despite its celebratory mood, the book’s focus is more about the future than the past of EU food law and policy. Each chapter discusses how EFSA’s role has evolved and identifies what it should have done differently while presenting an overall assessment of how the agency has discharged its mandate.

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ISBN-13: 9781138270022
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/19/2016
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alberto Alemanno is Associate Professor of Law, HEC Paris, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University. He was formerly Legal Secretary at the European Court of Justice. He has published widely in the areas of Risk, Regulation, and Food policy and Law. Simone Gabbi is Legal Officer at the European Food Safety Authority and holds a PhD in European Food Law from Parma University.

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