Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy

The Pursuit of 'Pure' Food: Reflections on the 110th Anniversary of the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906

Professor Roberts, the Executive Director of the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, will discuss the framework and legacy of the first federal food and drug act in the United States.

UCLA History & Social Studies of Medicine Research Forum Presents:

The Pursuit of ‘Pure’ Food
Reflections on the 110th Anniversary of the
Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906

Michael T. Roberts, J.D., LL.M.
Executive Director, Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law; author of Food Law in the United States (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

1:00 p.m., Friday, 10 June 2016
History and Special Collections for the Sciences, located on the 4th floor of the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, 12-077 Center for Health Sciences

Seating is limited; RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED (to arrange catering and seating)

To reserve a seat, please call 310.825.6940
or email: speccoll-medsci@library.ucla.edu

Lunch salads will be available to those who RSVP before noon on Monday, June 6th

Professor Roberts will discuss the historical framework and legacy of the first
federal food and drug act in the United States. Particular attention will be given to the meaning of “pure food,” including its moral intentions. Professor Roberts will consider whether these moral aspirations are achieved in modern food and public health regulation.