The nuclear accident in Fukushima triggered a process of regulatory action, inspections, and market restrictions that has deeply affected the Japanese food market. When higher than permissible leve...read more

Trust underpins the Chinese social system, and yet it is lacking from a Chinese food system that is riddled with safety disasters and disgruntled consumers. Government and industry play a major rol...read more

Identifying Gaps in International Food Safety Regulation

Posted on May 2011 by Benn McGrady and Christina S. Ho

The rise in food importation in countries such as the United States, coupled with food safety incidents, has led to increased concern with the safety of imported food. This concern has prompted dis...read more

Protecting the Public's health Through the Application Integrity Policy

Posted on August 2010 by Paula Katz, Protecting the Public’s Health through the Application Integrity Policy, 65 Food and Drug Law Journal

FDA's recent use of the Application Integrity Policy (AIP), most notably in the ongoing Ranbaxy matter, has created interest in the policy. The article discusses actions CDER's Office of Compliance...read more

Casting a Global Safety Net - A Framework for Food Safety in the Age of Globalization

Posted on May 2009 by James Chyau, May 2009 JD Candidate, Southwestern Law School

64 Food and Drug Law Journal 313-334 (2009). In mid-March 2007, Ontario-based Menu Foods Inc. started recalling its “cuts and gravy” style pet food, after receiving information that pe...read more

Looking Abroad: Clinical Drug Trials

Posted on August 2008 by Carolyne R. Hathaway, Partner in the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP, Washington, DC John R. Manthei, Partner in the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP, Washington, DC

63 Food and Drug Law Journal 673-682 (2008). The increasing costs of clinical development and the length of the drug development process have lead many United States pharmaceutical companies to loo...read more

Paharmacovigilance Activities in the United States, European Union and Japan; Harmonic Convergence or Convergent Evolution?

Posted on August 2008 by "Laura B. Faden, Senior Research Analyst at the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University, Boston, MA Christopher-Paul Milne, Associate Director of the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University, Boston, MA"

63 Food and Drug Law Journal 683-700 (2008). In light of the heightened international awareness of postapproval safety of drugs and biologicals, the three major pharmaceutical markets ― United Stat...read more

The Influence of Culture, Government and the law on the Use of Antidepressants for Children in the United States and Pakistan

Posted on August 2008 by "Roseann B. Termini, Food and Drug Lawyer and Professor of food and drug law courses online Christine A. Kelly-Miller, 2008 JD candidate, Widener University School of Law"

63 Food and Drug Law Journal 713-722 (2008). Depression in children is a controversial topic in the United States. It is an even more contentious subject when one looks at mental healthcare for chi...read more

Who Is Repsonsible for the Safety of Food in a Global Market? Government Certification v. Importer Accountability as Models for Assuring the Safety of Internationally traded Foods

Posted on August 2008 by "David Plunkett, Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, DC Caroline Smith DeWaal, Director of the Food Safety Project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, DC"

63 Food and Drug Law Journal 657-664 (2008). Assuring imported food meets U.S. food safety standards presents regulators with the difficult task of enforcing domestic standards in a foreign jurisd...read more

A Global View of the First Amendment Contraints on FDA

Posted on March 2008 by Krista Hessler Carver, Associate, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, DC

63 Food and Drug Law Journal 151-216 (2008). This article examines how recent First Amendment case law affects the food and drug regulatory system.  Since 1997, three prominent cases have demo...read more