Journal article

Sustainable Healthy Food Choices: Dietary Guidelines and International Economic Law

Tania Voon, Hope Johnson

QUT Law Review | Queensland University of Technology, Faculty of Law | Published : 2018


Building on the companion piece by Christine Parker and Hope Johnson on international instruments supporting holistic dietary guidelines, this article examines potential concerns raised by such guidelines under international trade law and international investment law. Drawing lessons from the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (‘WHO FCTC’) and its relevance to recent disputes in international economic law, this article examines the role of international instruments in supporting domestic dietary guidelines that could be challenged in the dispute settlement system of the World Trade Organization (‘WTO’) or under investor-state dispute settlement. The article inc..

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