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Chapter 17 How Government Policies and Regulations Can Affect Dietary Choices

  title={Chapter 17 How Government Policies and Regulations Can Affect Dietary Choices},
  author={K. Ralston},
  • K. Ralston
  • Published 1999
  • Regulations—regardless of whether or not they are directed specifically at the food sector—can affect the varieties and qualities of foods available for purchase, the prices consumers face, the information consumers receive about a product, and consumer confidence in the food supply. This chapter reviews four important categories of policies and regulations—farm assistance programs, food safety regulations, information regulations, and regulations covering other sectors—and their potential… CONTINUE READING
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