food history, Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act, National School Lunch Act, Child Nutrition Act and WIC, food allergen labeling, Consumer Protection Act, country of origin labeling, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), mad cow disease, Bioterrorism Act, qualified health claims, omega-3 fatty acids, olive oil, salmonella, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), Rose Acre, open-air field tests, National Uniformity for Food Act, weight-loss advertisements, dietary guidelines, new plant varieties

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The one constancy about food law in the United States is change, especially in a rapidly-developing food industry. Innovations in food technology, shifts in popular culture and tastes, concerns of safety and nutrition, pressures from international markets, all contribute to the changing landscape of food law. These changes are reflected in new federal statutes, regulations, administrative decisions, and judicial decisions.