Food and Drug Regulation

Cracks Emerge in U.S. Prohibition on Industrial Hemp Cultivation

Mar 4, 2014 Analysis

As 2014 Farm Bill loosens federal restrictions, states look to gain new revenue.

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What is the Future for Genetic Testing and Personalized Medicine?

Feb 6, 2014 Analysis

FDA declares personalized medicine “has clearly arrived.”

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The FDA Trans Fats Ban and the Goal of Informed Consumers

Nov 21, 2013 News

FDA seeks comment on its determination trans fats are unsafe and should be banned.

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Regulatory Responses to Honeybee Deaths

Oct 2, 2013 News

Regulatory efforts to combat honeybee deaths focus on pesticides.

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The History of Precaution

Sep 23, 2013 Opinion

An analysis of legal traditions provides insight into transnational regulatory relations.

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Does Regulation Work?

Aug 14, 2013 Opinion

Better tools are needed to evaluate regulatory effectiveness.

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Could Kosher Certification Improve Food Safety and Nutritional Labeling?

May 16, 2013 PPR News

PPR seminar speaker says kosher certification offers regulatory model.

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Who Is Running OIRA?

Apr 29, 2013 Opinion

Former EPA official questions review process during transition to new "regulatory czar" at OIRA.

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FDA Convenes Public Meeting on Proposed Food Safety Rules

Mar 6, 2013 Analysis

Industry lobbyists and safety advocates testify to the benefits and burdens of two major proposed rules.

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Horse Meat Scandal Turns into Food Safety Crisis

Mar 5, 2013 Opinion

Why country-of-origin-labeling is not the right solution.