Americans experience as many as 76 million foodborne illnesses each year, which has led to unprecedented level of litigation, according to new report

DUBLIN , May 18, 2012 (press release) – Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3vg73c/food_safety) has announced the addition of the "Food Safety." subscription to their offering.

Americans experience as many as 76 million foodborne illnesses each year a problem that has led to an unprecedented level of litigation. Food Safety Law is the definitive guide to this rapidly growing practice area. Whether you represent food producers concerned about liability or plaintiffs harmed by a foodborne illness, this unique book will help you handle any issue.

Food Safety Law examines the entire administrative maze, with particular emphasis on the USDA and FDA, including the Food Safety Modernization Act. The authors analyze the legal and practical issues food safety attorneys face, from prevention and compliance to recalls and litigation after an outbreak. Topics covered include: inspections; detection of outbreaks; food safety threats; injurious objects in food; current good manufacturing practices; recall strategies; causes of action and defenses; proving causation; complex litigation; insurance coverage; labeling requirements; and the newest legal frontiers.

Even a mid-sized recall involves issues of regulatory compliance, product liability litigation, insurance coverage, and more. Whether you represent food producers or plaintiffs, whether you are advising a company on how to steer clear of problems or doing damage control after the fact, Food Safety Law is an essential touchstone for legal counsel.

Key Topics Covered:

CHAPTER 1

Introduction to Food Safety Law

CHAPTER 2

The Regulatory Framework

CHAPTER 3

Inspections

CHAPTER 4

Public Health Surveillance and Accessing Public Health Documents

CHAPTER 5

Food Safety Threats

CHAPTER 6

Injurious Objects in Food

CHAPTER 7

Cloning and Bioengineering

CHAPTER 8

Obesity Litigation and Legislation

CHAPTER 9

Production Countermeasures

CHAPTER 10

Food Product Recalls

CHAPTER 11

Causes of Action and Parties in Civil Foodborne Illness Litigation

CHAPTER 12

Defenses

CHAPTER 13

Proving Causation in Foodborne Illness Cases

CHAPTER 14

Complex Foodborne Illness Litigation: Class Actions and Multidistrict Litigation

CHAPTER 15

Insurance and Indemnification

CHAPTER 16

Labeling Requirements

Index

Author

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