2. What Is a Food?

  1. Neal D. Fortin Professor Director Adjunct Professor of Law

Published Online: 14 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470409695.ch2

Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice

Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice

How to Cite

Fortin, N. D. (2007) What Is a Food?, in Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470409695.ch2

Author Information

  1. Institute for Food Law & Regulations, Michigan State University, Michigan State University College of Law, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470127094

Online ISBN: 9780470409695

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Keywords:

  • Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD & C Act);
  • food and drug definitions and central role of intended use;
  • structure-function claims and drug claims

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

  • What Makes an Article a Food or a Drug?

  • The Central Role of Intended Use

  • Other Considerations