Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World

Edited by

  • Debasis Bagchi, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, TX, USA
  • Debasis Bagchi, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, TX, USA

Globalization of the nutraceutical and functional food industries presents significant challenges, not the least of which is the regulatory variance between countries active in the marketplace. Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World has been written by eminent experts in the field with the specific intention of addressing these important considerations.Beginning with insights into the scope, importance and growing opportunities in these industries, the book demonstrates the global scenario on the acceptance and demand for nutraceuticals and functional foods. It explores the regulatory hurdles and claim substantiation of these foods and dietary supplements, as well as the intricate aspects of manufacturing procedures. Including regulations from South America, Canada, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Japan, Korea, China, India and Southeast Asia as well as the United States, Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World provides a valuable resource for understanding the key considerations of operating in this rapidly expanding area.
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Book information

  • Published: July 2008
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373901-8