Global Governance Of Food And Agriculture Industries: Transatlantic Regulatory Harmonization and Multilateral Policy Cooperation for Food Safety

Agriculture, Policies

Global Governance Of Food And Agriculture Industries: Transatlantic Regulatory Harmonization and Multilateral Policy Cooperation for Food Safety

As the twenty-first century unfolds, food safety regulation and the governance of regional and global biotechnology markets present new and more complex challenges for governments, agri-food industries and multilateral organizations. The contributors to this comprehensive volume detail the implications of globalization and regional market integration on the ability of national governments to regulate food safety in the food and biotechnology sectors.

In the absence of a global government, the regulation of markets and industries depends on extensive regional and multilateral cooperation and policy coordination to protect citizens and the collective good of nations. As the chapters in this book make clear, the solution to todays food safety problems depends on more than just setting the right regulatory policy and industry standards.

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