United States Food Law Update: Health Care Reform, Preemption, Labeling Claims and Unpaid Interns: The Latest Battles in Food Law

A. Bryan Endres, Nicholas R. Johnson, Michaela N. Tarr

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Abstract

The article focuses on the legal issues concerning food law in the U.S. in the first half of 2010. It discusses the food labeling rules embedded within section 4205 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. It also examines the preemption of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and the Meat Inspection Act concerning animal welfare standards, retail labels on meat packages and state-based mislabeling claims for natural products. Moreover, it analyzes the legal issue in the local foods/small scale production content.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-337
Number of pages27
JournalJournal of Food Law & Policy
Volume6
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 1 2010

Keywords

  • UNITED States
  • UNITED States. Federal Food, Drug, & Cosmetic Act
  • FOOD law & legislation
  • FOOD labeling
  • MEDICAL care -- United States
  • MEAT inspection -- Law & legislation
  • ANIMAL welfare
  • FOOD -- Packaging
  • NATURAL products

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