Friday, April 19, 2013

Last Chance to Register - Summer Academy in Global Food Law and Policy

The Summer Academy in Global Food Law and Policy is an established one-week summer program that brings together practitioners, policymakers, industry representatives, and leading academics working in the field of food law and policy. It offers intensive training on the most innovative developments in global food regulation and provides a unique opportunity for professional development and networking in an informal and interdisciplinary setting. By talking, studying, and interacting with food experts from all over the world, participants are able to gain new perspectives into both their own sectors and international regulatory issues. This is achieved by combining traditional classroom instruction with experiential learning opportunities offered by dedicated and distinguished international experts.

The 5th edition of the Academy will take place from Monday, 22 July, to Friday, 26 July, 2013 in Granada, Spain. The choice of this vibrant city will enable participants to benefit from the distinctive beauty of the town’s Unesco World Heritage environment and its privileged geographical location adjacent to the Sierra Nevada. For more information, please visit here.

The Summer Academy may be taken as a 2 or 3 credit, graduate-level course from Michigan State University.  Contact if you are interested in enrolling for graduate credit. If you wish only to attend as a seminar, enroll here.

Monday, April 08, 2013

Brody Distinguished Lecture on the Pew Food Additive Safety Initiative

The 7th Annual Brody Distinguished Lecture in Food Packaging featuring Thomas Neltner - April 30, 2013 | School of Packaging is being presented by Tom Neltner from the Pew Charitable Trusts. Tom will discuss the Pew Food Additive Safety Initiative. This initiative has analyzed several thousand indirect and direct food additives for toxicological activity and looked at how FDA regulates these substances.  The largest category of compounds in foods results from the migration of packaging components.

This seminar is being co-sponsored by:

The seminar will be held at 3:30 p.m.  in room 100 Packaging Building, Tuesday, April 30.  You are invited to a reception in the Packaging atrium at 3:00 p.m.

Monday, April 01, 2013

Symposium on Poultry Confinement, April 4

The MSU College of Law's Journal of Animal and Natural Resource Law is hosting symposium, titled "Chicken Farming in the 21st Century: A Look at the Legal, Ethical, & Environmental Concerns Associated with Poultry Confinement."

It is scheduled to take place this Thursday, April 4, from 4-8 p.m. in the Castle Boardroom on the 3rd floor of the law college. This is a free event, but attendees must register in advance using this link:  

More information about the symposium can be found here.

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