International Food Law and Policy

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Gabriela Steier, Kiran K. Patel
Springer, Aug 8, 2017 - Law - 1425 pages

International Food Law and Policy is the first interdisciplinary piece of academic literature of its kind with a comprehensive, reader-friendly approach to teaching the major aspects of food regulation, law, policy, food safety and environmental sustainability in a global context. The sections are grouped by continents and focus on a range of cross-disciplinary subjects, such as public health, international food trade, the right to food, intellectual property and global regulatory aspects of food production. With its systematic approach, this book will be a valuable resource both for professionals working in food regulation and anyone interested in the subject. It provides a solid foundation for courses and master’s programs in environmental management, food law, policy and regulation, and sustainable development around the world.


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Gabriela Steier and Kiran K. Patel are attorneys from diverse backgrounds and focused on promoting academic excellence in the broad field of global food safety law. Steier and Patel founded Food Law International (FLI), the first interdisciplinary legal institution of its kind with a comprehensive approach to teach the intricacies of the various aspects of international food law and policy. FLI’s goal is to further interdisciplinary legal education toward a more environmentally sustainable, healthy, and ethical food production around the world.

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