2020 年 26 巻 4 号 p. 373-378
The aim of this study is to examine food safety regulation in Japan. Food safety regulations are classified into direct regulation, rule-based regulation, and incentive-based regulation. First, food safety regulations are compared with other safety regulations in Japan; for example, drugs and consumer goods. Then, focusing on direct regulation, Japanese food safety regulations are analyzed through comparison with EU food safety regulations.