Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Vol 12, Issue 2,2014
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255

The law of tort focusing on private nuisance in food hygiene safety towards environmental sustainability


Muhammad Rizal Razman 1 *, Mazlin Bin Mokhtar 1, Sharifah Zarina Syed Zakaria 1, Norul Hajar Nordin 1, Kadir Arifin 3, Zuliskandar Ramli 4

Recieved Date: 2014-02-18, Accepted Date: 2014-04-20


The law of tort on private nuisance plays an essential position in protecting mankind from contaminated daily food consumption in order to ensure safety. The application of the law of tort on private nuisance in the area of an individual’s protection is largely in reply to the need of every individual to ensure his rights and interests in daily food consumption. Therefore, this paper examines the application of the law of tort on private nuisance in dealing with the individual protection on the food hygiene safety from Malaysian legal perspectives. This paper also identifies cases and actions that deal with individual protection on contaminated daily food consumption from the Malaysian legal perspectives. Lastly, the law of tort is discussed on private nuisance as a means to protect individuals from contaminated daily food consumption in Malaysia towards environmental sustainability.


Law of tort on private nuisance, food hygiene safety, environmental sustainability

Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2014
Volume: 12
Issue: 2
Category: Food and Health
Pages: 160-164

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