Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: A Global Perspective
April 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
International experts with legal and/or scientific expertise address relevant topics from quality issues, to organic foods to labeling. Innovative product development within the framework of existing regulations will be addressed in individual chapters. Overview chapters will discuss global principles, inter-country trading issues, and present a comparison of the laws and regulations within different countries graphically.
A "must-have" handbook for research professionals, management, and marketing strategists in the worldwide functional foods/nutritional supplements business. Food technicians and engineers responsible for manufacturing quality in this industry should add it to their library to ensure that they have a thorough knowledge of the applicable legal requirements. The book will also serve as an indispensable shelf reference for lawyers in the food industry and government health professionals with regulatory responsibilities.
1. The Impact of Regulations on the Business of Nutraceuticals in the US: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. (Kathie L. Wrick).
2. The Regulatory Context for the use of Health Claims and the Marketing of Functional Foods. Global Principles (Michael Heasman).
3. Regulation of Quality and Quality Issues Worldwide. (Joy Joseph).
4. Organic Food Regulations: Part Art, Part Science. (Kathleen Merrigan).
5. Health Claims: A U.S. Perspective (Victor Fulgoni).
6. Food and Drug Administration Regulation of Dietary Supplements (Stephen H. McNamara, Hyman Phelps & McNamara, P.C.).
7. The Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997. Tropicana Pure Premium and the Potassium Health Claim--A Case Study (Carla McGill).
8. The Importance of the Court Decision in Pearson v. Shalala to the Marketing of Conventional Food and Dietary Supplements in the United States (Elizabeth Martell Walsh, Erika Lietzan, and Peter Barton Hutt).
9. Dietary Supplements and Drug Constituents: The Pharmanex v. Shalala Case and Implications for the Pharmaceutical and Dietary Supplement Industries. (Daniel A. Kracov, Paul D. Rubin, and Lisa M. Dwyer).
10. The Role of the Federal Trade Commission in the Marketing of Functional Foods (Lesley Fair).
11. Functional Foods: Regulatory and Marketing Developments in the United States. (Ilene Ringel Heller).
12. The Nutraceutical Health Sector: A Point of View. (Stephen DeFelice).
13. Regulatory Issues Related to Functional foods and Natural Health Products in Canada. (Kelley Fitzpatrick).
14. The Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in the European Union. (Peter Berry Ottaway).
15. Functional foods in Japan. FOSHU ("Foods for Specified Health Uses") and Foods with Nutrient Function Claims. (Ron Bailey).
16. Regulation of Functional Foods in China. (Karen Lapsley and Guangwei Huang).
17. Southeast Asia Region Coordinated Survey of Functional Foods in Asia. (E-Siong Tee).
18. Regulation of Functional Foods and Herbal Products in Germany and Sweden. (Joerg Gruenwald and Birgit Wobst).
19. Functional Food Regulations in Australia and New Zealand. (Jane L. Allen, Peter J. Abbott, Susan L, Campion, Janine L. Lewis, Marion J. Healy).
20. Regulation of Functional Food in Spain. (Luis Garcia Diz, Jose Luis Sierra Cinos).
21. Functional Food Legislation in Brazil. (Fraco Lajolo).
22. Codex and its Competitors: The Future of the Global Regulatory and Trading Regime for Food and Agricultural Products. (Mark Mansuer).
* Definitions of laws and regulations within and among key countries with regard to functional foods, herbal extracts or drugs, and nutritional supplements
* Authored by international legal and scientific experts
as reviewed on www.ialine.com, 2005