This lecture, presented by Town Hall Seattle and sponsored by PCC Community Markets, is titled “Ask Marion: The Politics of Food and Nutrition.” It’s at 7:30 pm Seattle time and 10:30 pm New York time. Get tickets here.
Weekend reading: Jennifer Pomeranz’s Food Law
Jennifer L. Pomeranz. Food Law for Public Health. Oxford University Press, 2016.
I’m told that food law is the hottest area in legal education right now. At a time when law schools and lawyers are struggling, food law offers opportunities. Food issues are so controversial that they constitute a full employment act.
Jennifer Pomeranz is my colleague at NYU. Her book could not be more timely, and I was delighted to give it a blurb:
If you want to know how laws and regulations affect what you eat, how those laws are made, and why they cause so much controversy, Food Law for Public Health is a terrific place to start.