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Food Law Lab
First published Jan 2015

This seminar explores the legal regulation of food. We will study the state, local, federal, and common law regulation of food, with an emphasis on both the historical evolution of legal regimes that govern production, labeling, and sale; and frontier policy issues like banned foods, obesity, dietary supplements, organics, bioterrorism, and genetic modification. Students will be expected to contribute four substantive essays for publication to the Food Law Lab blog. Students will also be expected to participate in discussions about other blog entries and to help edit and improve other contributions. Enrolled students interested in expanding their research into a full paper may do so for an appropriate number of additional writing credits.