A To Z Encyclopedia Of Food Controversies And Law, 1st Edition

  • Elizabeth M. Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0313364494
  • ISBN-13: 9780313364495
  • DDC: 344.7304
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 704 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Food-borne bacteria are reportedly responsible for 76 million illnesses, 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths in the United States each year. Foodstuffs from China, now the largest exporter of consumables in the world, have been found to be laced with banned pesticides, antibiotics, and carcinogens, or coated in bacteria. Just what is our legal system doing to keep us safe?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Topical List of Entries.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Additives and Preservatives.
2: Administrative Procedures Act.
3: Advertising of Alcohol Products.
4: Advertising of Food.
5: Agricultural Disaster Assistance Programs.
6: Agricultural Personal Property, Taxation, and Exemptions.
7: Agricultural Revenue Insurance.
8: Agriculture and Livestock, Urban.
9: Alcohol and Caffeinated Beverages.
10: Alcohol Content.
11: Alcohol, In-State Distribution Of.
12: Alcohol, National Distribution Of.
13: Alcoholic Beverage Control Stores.
14: Allergens.
15: Americans with Disabilities Act and Restaurants.
16: Antitrust Law and Food Manufacturing Consolidation.
17: Antitrust Law and Grocery Store Consolidation.
18: Appellation D'Origine Contrôlée.
19: Baby Food.
20: Bankruptcy.
21: Bankruptcy, Business Liquidation.
22: Bankruptcy, Business Reorganization.
23: Beef, Organic.
24: Berman, Richard (1943–).
25: Beverage Closures and Containers, Alternative.
26: Biological Warfare and Food.
27: Bioterrorism Act of 2002.
28: Boycotts.
29: Business Meals Tax Deductions.
30: Carson, Rachel (1907–1964).
31: Caterers, Regulation of.
32: Center for Consumer Freedom.
33: Center for Science in the Public Interest.
34: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
35: Chicken, Organic.
36: Children and Food.
37: Clean Water Act.
38: Cloning.
39: Code of Federal Regulations.
40: Codex Alimentarius.
41: Commack Self-Service Kosher Meats, Inc. V. Ruben, Et Al..
42: Community-Supported Agriculture.
43: Contracts.
44: Cooperatives.
45: Cooperatives, Agricultural.
46: Copyright of Recipes and Dishes.
47: Corks.
48: Coupons.
49: Court System.
50: CPR Food Industry Dispute Resolution Commitment.
51: Credit Cards and the Restaurant Industry.
52: Culinary Schools, Regulation of.
53: Department of Health and Human Services.
54: Diet Foods.
55: Diet Foods, Special.
56: Diet Organizations, Regulation of.
57: Dietary Supplements.
58: Distilleries.
59: Distribution of Food.
60: Drinking Age.
61: Dumping.
62: Egg Products Inspection Act.
63: Embargoes.
64: Environmental Protection Agency.
65: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Restaurants.
66: Espionage, Food.
67: Ethanol.
68: European Union Regulations.
69: Executive Branch and Executive Orders.
70: Fair Packaging and Labeling Act.
71: Fair Trade.
72: Family Farm in Bankruptcy, Reorganization of.
73: Farm Bill.
74: Farm Labor Laws and Regulations.
75: Farm-to-Table Pricing.
76: Farms, Corporate.
77: Farms, Family.
78: Federal and State Law, Conflicts Between.
79: Federal Anti-Tampering Act.
80: Federal Crop Insurance.
81: Federal Import Milk Act.
82: Federal Meat Inspection Act Of 1906.
83: Federal Trade Commission.
84: Federal Trademark Act Of 1946.
85: Filled Milk Act.
86: Fior D'italia V. United States.
87: Fish Farming.
88: Foie Gras, Bans On.
89: Food Aid to Foreign Countries.
90: Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act Of 2004.
91: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
92: Food and Drug Administration.
93: Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997.
94: Food as a Weapon.
95: Food Banks.
96: Food Quality Protection Act.
97: Food Stamps.
98: Foraged Foods.
99: Forbidden Foods.
100: Franchises and Restaurants.
101: Free-Range Farming.
102: Generic Foods.
103: Genetic Engineering.
104: Geographic Indicators.
105: Government, City and Local.
106: Gras.
107: Green Markets and Taxation.
108: Groceries, Taxes on.
109: Growth Hormones.
110: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point.
111: Health and Safety Requirements for Grocery Stores and Farmers’ markets.
112: Health Regulations, Local Restaurant.
113: Hospital Food, Regulation of.
114: Humane Slaughtering Practices.
115: Imitation Foods.
116: Importation of Food.
117: International Plant Protection Convention.
118: Internet Sales.
119: Interstate Commerce.
120: Inventions and Patents.
121: Irradiation.
122: Jacobson, Michael (1943–).
123: Kitchen Appliances, Safety of.
124: Kosher and Halal Labels.
125: Labeling Definitions.
126: Labeling, International.
127: Labeling, Non-Nutritional Restaurant.
128: Labeling, Nutrition.
129: Labeling, Nutritional Restaurant.
130: Labeling, Quantity.
131: Laws, Enforcement of Food.
132: Legislation.
133: Liability.
134: Lite Labeling.
135: Litigation.
136: Loans and Banking, Agricultural.
137: Medical Patents and Obesity.
138: Milk, Organic.
139: Milk, Raw.
140: Minimum Wage Law and Restaurant Workers.
141: Molecular Gastronomy.
142: Names of Food and Trademarks.
143: National Organic Standards Board.
144: “Natural” Labeling.
145: Neighborhood Covenants.
146: Nestle, Marion (1936–).
147: North American Cold Storage Co. V. Chicago.
148: Nutraceuticals.
149: Obesity as a Disability.
150: Obesity Lawsuits.
151: Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Slaughterhouses Safety.
152: Organic Foods Production Act.
153: Packers and Stockyards Act.
154: Pelman, Et Al. V. Mcdonald's Corporation.
155: Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.
156: Pesticides.
157: Pet Foods, Organic.
158: Pollan, Michael (1955–).
159: Portion Sizes.
160: Poultry Products Inspection Act.
161: Prepared Foods, Taxes on.
162: Pricing.
163: Prison Food.
164: Probiotics.
165: Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.