Neal Fortin Neal D. Fortin
Director and Professor

Institute for Food Laws and Regulation  
Michigan State University
139  G.M. Trout Building    ▪    Telephone: 517/355-8295    




Neal Fortin teaches Food Regulation in the United States, International Food Law, Codex Alimentarius, and Food & Drug Law.  Before coming to MSU, he was an attorney concentrating in food law.  Previously, Neal Fortin worked for the Michigan Department of Agriculture.  He was the primary drafter of the Michigan Food Law of 2000, which streamlined Michiganís food safety requirements and strengthened the food safety standards for changes in science. 

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Selected Publications:

Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy, and Practice, 2nd ed. (Wiley, 2016)

Secured Transactions, UCC Article 9, Law in a Flash, 2nd ed. (Aspen 2011)

The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act, 10 Journal of Medicine and Law 126-142 (Spring 2006). [Abstract]

Is a Picture Worth More Than 1,000 Words? The Fourth Amendment and the FDAís Authority to Take Photographs Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 1 Journal of Food Law and Policy 239-268 (Fall 2005). [Abstract]

The Hang-Up With HACCP: The Resistance to Translating Science into Food Safety Law, 58 Food and Drug Law Journal 565-594, Vol. 58:4 (2003). [Abstract]

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