Food Safety Policy and Law

The National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture was established by Congress in 1987 as a federally funded institution to provide independent legal research on agricultural matters. The NALC’s scope of coverage includes food law. Harrison Pittman, the director of the NALC, is also a faculty member at the UA Center for Food Safety, which cooperates with the NALC in research and educational endeavors.

Key Links:

National Agricultural Law Center -- http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org

Food Safety Reading Room (statutes, regulations, case law, administrative law decisions, research publications, agricultural law bibliography, reference resources) -- http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/readingrooms/foodsafety/

Food Safety Law Overview -- http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/assets/overviews/foodsafety.html

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 -- http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/assets/linkstorage/foodsafetymodernization.pdf

Food Labeling -- http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/readingrooms/foodlabeling/

Case Law Index in Food Safety -- http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/assets/caseindexes/foodsafety.html

Congressional Research Service Reports on Food Safety Issues -- http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/crs/index.phtml#foodsafety



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