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Fayetteville, AR 72701

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Food Law

The Legal Guide to the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act

Food waste and food insecurity are both very real and very large problems in the United States. Nonprofit organizations have identified these problems and have attempted to address them through food recovery. However, the perceived threat of liability has prevented many potential food donors from participating in these programs. State governments sought to encourage food recovery efforts by providing varying degrees of liability protection to those participating in food recovery efforts. However, the varied approaches by the states failed to provide the uniformity and certainty that businesses desire.

Applicability of Proposed Food Safety Modernization Act Rules to Farmers

As part of its implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), on January 16, 2013, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published two proposed regulations that will significantly impact farmers. Many farmers, especially those with smaller operations, may […]

Notes on Food Law: An Overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act

Consumer interest in food has been steadily increasing in recent years. Fueled by popular books such as Omnivore‚Äôs Dilemma by Michael Pollan, and documentaries such as Food Inc., many consumers now seek information about where their food comes from and […]