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USA/EU - Food Regulatory Agencies


Jun 08, 2022

Food may be produced and preserved in areas remote from the consumer. The purpose of food regulations is to ensure food is wholesome, and to protect consumers against economic fraud as well as foodborne hazards. The aim of this chapter is to review key food regulatory agencies within the US and internationally. The chapter is divided into five major sections. 1. Introduction, overview of agencies, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service, Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2. Other US regulatory and inspection agencies, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), trade and professional organizations. 3. EU food regulatory agencies, a primer on the European Union, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), European general food law. 4. Food regulation in China, food regulatory agencies in China, China’s general food hygiene laws. 5. International food standards, Codex Alimentarius commission, International organization of standardization (ISO)

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