Food law in the United Kingdom

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Author(s)

  • J. R. Bradgate
  • G. G. Howells

Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-466
Journal / PublicationFood Drug Cosmetic Law Journal
Volume46
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

The Food Safety Act 1990 made major changes to the framework of food law in the United Kingdom. This article aims to inform the reader of the major impact of those changes and to explain the new provisions in light of the previous case law. In particular, the article concentrates on the new criminal provisions governing food safety and consumer protection, as well as the defences available under the new Act. New and increased powers to regulate are discussed, with attention being paid to the most controversial issues, such as how the regulations will relate to irradiated food.

Citation Format(s)

Food law in the United Kingdom. / Bradgate, J. R.; Howells, G. G.

In: Food Drug Cosmetic Law Journal, Vol. 46, No. 3, 1991, p. 447-466.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)22_Publication in policy or professional journal