Please join us for our upcoming events:

The Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, in conjunction with The Litigation Section of The State Bar of CA, presents our Spring 2014 Conference:
Food Fight: An Examination of Recent Trends in Food Litigation and Where We Go From Here
April 11, 2014 from 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | UCLA Faculty Center
For more information & to register, please visit our Conference event page here.
 
 
Upcoming Events:
 
March 2014 | East China University of Science and Technology (Shanghai, China), Michael Roberts, series of lectures on food law and policy.  
 
April 6, 2014 | 2014 Just Food Conference (New York, NY), Kim Kessler, moderator for "Data Workshop: Telling Your Story With Number and Words."
 
A major food law and policy conference will be held in the fall of 2014. The conference will explore how traditional legal tools, including litigation, transactional law, and administrative law can be used to achieve healthy eating, sustainable practices, and social justice.
 

Recent Events

March 20, 2014 | UCLA School of Law Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, Manel Kappagoda, Lunch Series on "The Right to be Healthy."

February 27, 2014 | UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Michael Roberts, guest class lecturer on "Codex and Ractopamine: Science by Consensus?"

February 21, 2014 | Harvard Law School, The New Directions for Food Safety Conference, Michael Roberts, panelist on "The Regulation of Food Fraud Under FSMA: A Triggering of Obligations;" Margot Pollans, panelist on "FSMA and Sustainability."

February 18, 2014 | UCLA School of Law Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, Paul Simon, Susan Babey, Harold Goldstein, and Kim Kessler, Food Forum on "The Sugary Drink Wars: A Public Health Perspective."

February 12-13, 2014 | University of Tuscia, European Food Law Center (Viterbo, Italy), Global Food Law and Quality Conference, Michael Roberts, lecturer on "Innovation in US Food Law" and "New Trends in Chinese Food Law."

February 11, 2014 | University of Bio-Medico (Rome, Italy), Michael Roberts speaking on "US and EU: Free Trade and Food Safety."

February 5, 2014 | Stanford Law School, Margot Pollans, panelist on "Farm Bill 101."

January 29, 2014 | UCLA School of Law Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, Dr. Neal Baer, Lunch Series on "Health, Food and the Role of Storytelling in Creating a Healthier Future."

January 29, 2014 | Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Kim Kessler, panelist on "Urban Food Policy: Development, Impact, and Legal Roles."

January 16, 2014 | 2014 Food Insights Summit (Los Angeles, CA), Michael Roberts, panelist on "Risk, Regulation and Policy."

January 3, 2014 | AALS Annual Meeting (New York City, NY), Michael Roberts, panelist on "Innovations in Teaching Food Law and Policy: Definitions, Fellowships, Clinics, and Local Food Initiatives."

October 24, 2013 | Georgetown University Law Center, O’Neill Institute Fall Conversation Series, Michael Roberts, speaking on “Where’s the Beef? A Hard Look at Food Law’s Oldest Global Challenge: Food Fraud.”

October 19, 2013 | Yale Food Systems Symposium, Michael Roberts, panelist on “Future of Food Law and Policy;” Margot Pollans, panelist on “Toward a Food Secure Future: Bridging the Gap Between Sustainable Agriculture and Hunger Elimination.”

September 25, 2013 | Howard University School of Law, The World Food Law Institute, Michael Roberts, speaking on “Food Quality: Legal Trends and Developments in the US and Internationally.”

September 28, 2013 | Regents University School of Law, Michael Roberts, keynote address on "What is Food Law?"