This two-volume set is a broad compendium of the law, policies, and legal influences that affect the food on our plates today.
* Alphabetically arranged entries describe topics related to the intersection of law and food
* An appendix offers examples of legislation, court cases, regulations, and international treaties related to food
* A timeline shows the development of the law of food in the United States
* A bibliography lists additional materials for reference
Elizabeth M. Williams is a lawyer and president of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, New Orleans, LA. Stephanie Jane Carter is administrative director of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, New Orleans, LA.