publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2013

Protectionism or Legitimate Regulations: What can Trade Partners Expect from the New US Food Safety Regime?

Nakuja, T.; Kerr, William A.; Nakuja, T.; Kerr, William A.;
English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2013
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Abstract
In January 2011, the US passed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) which represents a major legislative initiative to revise and strengthen the regulatory regime pertaining to foodborne illness and contamination. The tightening of the regulatory regime was justified on the basis of a number of high-profile foodborne disease incidents, which are claimed to have undermined public confidence in the US food safety system. While tightening food safety regulations inevitably increase barriers to trade, the central question is whether the trade inhibiting externality caused by the tightened of regulations is totally legitimate or whether it contains an element of ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Political influence, import refusals, US Food Safety Modernization Act, Agribusiness, Agricultural and Food Policy, International Relations/Trade,, Agribusiness, Agricultural and Food Policy, International Relations/Trade, Political influence, import refusals, US Food Safety Modernization Act
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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2013

Protectionism or Legitimate Regulations: What can Trade Partners Expect from the New US Food Safety Regime?

Nakuja, T.; Kerr, William A.; Nakuja, T.; Kerr, William A.;