Summer Academy in Global Food Law and Policy 2014 – Program Preview

This year´s edition of the Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy will take place on July 21-25, 2014 in Bilbao, Spain. This is a preview of the program. We invite you to subscribe here to receive all future updates.

EU Food Law and the Precautionary Principle: Latest Developments
Emmanuel Saurat, Sidley Austin LLP, Brussels

The Role of Food Private Standards in the Global Food Supply Chain: the Case of GlobalGap
Flavio Alzueta, Marketing & Strategy Director, GlobalGap

Understanding the US Agriculture and Food Systems
Laurie Beyranevand, Associate Professor of Law, Vermont Law School

Food Distribution and the Role of Supermarkets: Struggles over the Organization of Agricultural Markets and Food Supply Chain
Amy Cohen, Professor of Law at the Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law Food Distribution

The WTO’s role in the regulation of food       
Alberto Alemanno, HEC Paris and NYU School of Law
Ching-Fu Lin, Harvard Law School

FSMA Import Rules: Foreign Supplier Vertification Program (FSVP) and Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) 
Marsha Echols, Professor of Law and Director of the World Food Law Institute, Howard University, Washington DC

Food Fraud: A Global Legal and Policy Analysis
Michael Roberts, Executive Director of the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy Food Fraud, UCLA School of Law

FSMA Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls (HACCP-based Regulation)
Neal D. Fortin, Director of the Institute for Food Laws & Regulations, Michigan State University College of Law

and many more sessions and speakers to be announced.

For a more detailed preview of the program click here

For more information on how to apply click here

I hope to be there this July. I attended the 2013 edition and I strongly advised every one involved in food law to participate.

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