Food Law


History of U.S. Food Law

U.S. food law, even though it extends back to the late 1800s, has primarily evolved since the early 1900s. This folder provides an overview of that evolution.
Milestones in U.S. Food Law
The page provides a chronological summary of major events impacting the development of U.S. food law.
FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act was passed by Congress on December 21, 2010 and signed by the President in early January 2011. This page highlights some of the provision of the legislation.


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