Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy

Food Fight: An Examination of Recent Trends in Food Litigation and Where We Go From Here

April 11, 2014

Resnick_Events_01The Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, in conjunction with The Litigation Section of The State Bar of California, hosted their first conference, “Food Fight: An Examination of Recent Trends in Food Litigation and Where We Go From Here” on April 11, 2014. The conference focused on the surge of food-related litigation in recent years and brought together practitioners, academics, and law students to examine emerging issues in food litigation, its broader context, and the role of litigation in policy-making. The conference consisted of 4 panels: 1) Is “Food Court” Helping Consumers? This Historical Context of Food Labeling Litigation and the Role of Litigation in System Reform, 2) Recent Food Litigation Trends: What’s Healthy, What’s Natural, and Who Says So?, 3) Regulatory and Legislative Landscape: A Look Ahead, and 4) Beyond Labeling: The Role of Litigation in Broader Food Systems Reform. Mr. Paul Miller, President of the Australian Olive Association, presented during lunch and spoke on “Olive Oil and Fraud: An Ancient Food in the Modern World.”

Video recordings from each of the panels as well as the lunch presentation are available below. For additional information on the speakers, please feel free to download the conference program.

Video Panel 1
Video Panel 2
Video Lunch Speaker
Video Panel 3
Video Panel 4

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