The second edition of this popular work reflects the numerous changes in the law relating to food and food safety that have occurred since 1990 such as GM food labelling, nutrition labelling and misleading descriptions. New sections of the work deal with the Food Standards Act 1999, the Government of Wales Act 1998, the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 and current feeding stuffs legislation. Among other important areas covered are the latest regulations on additives and contaminants, food hygiene (including BSE and E-coli 0157) and food labelling including QUID and GMO's. This accessible step-by-step guide explains the principles and extent of current legislation. Written in a straightforward and easy-to-use style, it provides quick and easy access to the legislation that affects practitioners on a daily basis.