Solar Powered Indoor Stoves

Written by Gordon Merrick, 3L at Vermont Law School and FLSN Co-President A recent announcement by the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) shows just how intersectional our food and energy systems are. Three billion people around the world still depend on cooking stoves fueled by biomass, which poses huge public health issues. […]

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Sesame Regulated in Illinois

Sesame Regulated in Illinois

Written by Emily Yslas, 2L at the University of Wisconsin Law School and FLSN Co-Communications Chair The FDA has identified eight major allergens that are regulated in the United States including wheat, peanuts, eggs, milk, tree nuts, soy, fish, and shellfish. Other countries have these same eight allergens but may […]

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New York State to Curb Food Waste

New York State to Curb Food Waste

Written by Alicia Stoklosa, 2L at Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University and FLSN Co-Communications Chair In April 2019, the New York State Legislature included the state’s first food waste program in the 2020 fiscal year budget. The program is aimed at feeding the hungry and reducing food […]

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Remote Opportunities in Food Law

Written by Lauren Thomas, 3L at Texas A&M School of Law and 2018-2019 FLSN Careers Chair As Career Chair for the National Food Law Student Network for the past year and a half, I have seen quite a few remote food law internships and jobs become available to students who are interested […]

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Food for Law Week at McGill Law

Written by Talia Ralph, 3L at McGill Law and 2018-2019 FLSN Projects Chair From February 18 to the 22, McGill’s Faculty of Law will be shining the spotlight on food law and policy—and 20 students will be getting course credit for it. The initiative, Food for Law Week, is one of the classes […]

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Street vending in Los Angeles, legal at last!

Street vending in Los Angeles, legal at last!

  Written by Teresa Smith, 3L at Lewis & Clark Law School and 2018-2019 FLSN Communications Chair Sidewalk vendors have been a vibrant part of the food scene in Los Angeles for decades.[1] Walking down the streets of LA is a visual, audial, and aromatic journey as vendors set up on sidewalks and city […]

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The Value of Blockchain in the Food Industry

Written by Ariel Ardura, 3L at Georgetown University Law Center and 2018-2019 FLSN Projects Chair First came Bitcoin, then came spinach and lettuce? As you may have heard, blockchain technology is poised to take over the food industry – Walmart is requiring its spinach and lettuce producers to put their records on a […]

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“Natural” Litigation

“Natural” Litigation

Written by Christina House, 3L at Thurgood Marshall School of Law and 2018-2019 FLSN Student Organizations Chair This past summer I interned at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. While interning at the court, I had the pleasure of hearing a range of cases, which included facets […]

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South Korea & Food Waste

South Korea & Food Waste

Written by Lauren Thomas, 3L at Texas A&M School of Law and 2018-2019 Careers Chair This summer I traveled to South Korea to visit a good friend of mine from college and learn about his home country. I stayed at his family’s home in Pocheon, a city north of Seoul. Their home was […]

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