U.S. Food Safety Policy Enters a New Era
Sandra Hoffmann ()
Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2011, 6
In late 2010, Congress passed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most comprehensive reforms to Federal food safety laws since 1938. The farm-to-fork, preventive approach embodied in the Act reflects an established scientific/managerial consensus on how to improve food safety systems. Economic research on similar food safety initiatives by industry and government can help guide implementation of the FSMA.
Keywords: Food; Consumption/Nutrition/Food; Safety (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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