Module 2 – Case
Law and Public Health
Review Nutritional Health Alliance v. Food and Drug Administration, and answer the following:
- Who are the parties in the case and what are their respective interests?
- Why was the lawsuit filed?
- What is the role of the FDA and what were the policy considerations for the regulation that served as the central focus of the NHA case?
- What was/is the proper resolution of the ultimate issue/question?
Length: Assignment should be from 3 to 4 pages (750 to 1000 words) in length. 3 cited sources from required reading NO PLAGIARISM!
Read Chapters 5 and 6 of the following text:
Wing, K. R., & Gilbert, B. (2007). The law and the public’s health. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press.
Hall, M. (2003). The scope and limits of public health law. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 46(3), S199.
Harrington, S. E. (2010). The health insurance reform debate. Journal of Risk & Insurance, 77(1), 5-38.
Hartsfield, D., Moulton, A. D., & McKie, K. L. (2007). A review of model public health laws. American Journal of Public Health, 97S56-S61.
Nutritional Health Alliance v. Food and Drug Administration, 318 F. 3d 92 (U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2003). Retrieved from http://openjurist.org/318/f3d/92/nutritional-healt…