Advanced Introduction to International Food Law

By (author) Neal D. Fortin

ISBN13: 9781802208269

Imprint: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

Format: Hardback

Published: 28/03/2023

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Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences, business, and law, expertly written by the world's leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas. This Advanced Introduction provides a succinct overview of the principles and rules that guide international food law. Neal D. Fortin explores how the globalisation of food supply chains has impacted international food law, making it a pressing concern for contemporary lawmakers. Exploring the maintenance of standards, rules and laws, alongside issues in relation to economics, trade agreements, and free-trade, this comprehensive book provides insight into the future of international food law. Key Features: Offers a historical overview of international food law, covering the key basic concepts Provides insights into key international trade agreements, agencies, and food safety controls Provides guidance on techniques for comparing and understanding the food law of different regions Incisive and accessible, this Advanced Introduction offers invaluable discussion of the major issues in the field for international law scholars, particularly those focusing on food law. It will also be a beneficial read for government officials involved in international trade and lawyers who deal with international food law looking for a better understanding of the history and key components of the topic.
Contents: 1. Introduction and background 2. International food law at a glance 3. The law of international food trade 4. The WTO agreements and dispute settlement 5. Convergence, divergence, and complexity in global food law 6. Final thoughts Further Reading Index
  • Public international law
  • Public health & safety law
  • Tertiary Education (US: College)
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