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..View full abstract
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This article was written in September 2017. It derives in part from independent research funded by the Australian Research Council pursuant to the Linkage Project scheme (project number LP120200028, in collaboration with the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, a joint initiative of Cancer Council Victoria, the Union for International Cancer Control, and Cancer Council Australia).