The FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act and the Exemption for Small Firms

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Pouliot, Sebastien;
(2011)
  • Subject: Food safety, heterogeneous firms, regulation, regulatory exemption, Agricultural and Food Policy, Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety, D21, M31, Q10, Q18,
    mesheuropmc: humanities | health care economics and organizations | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010 is new legislation that mandates, among other things, new food safety standards. The act includes a clause that exempts small firms from new regulatory requirements. This paper investigates the effects of a small firm exempt... View more
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