Professor Winters Presents at Food Law Colloquium


Professor Diana R. H. Winters took part in the 2013 Food Law Colloquium on February 23. Titled “Local Food|Global Food: Do We Have What It Takes to Reinvent the U.S. Food System?” the event was hosted by the Maine Law Review and the University of Maine School of Law.

The panel Professor Winters was part of was given the topic “Flaws in Federal Approaches to Food Regulations, and Proposed Fixes.” She was there to talk about “How Reliance on the Private Enforcement of Public Regulatory Programs Undermines Food Safety in the United States: The Case of Needled Meat.” Other subjects addressed during the event concerned the intersection of the food movement and the First Amendment, obesity prevention policies, food choice, sustainable food systems, food and climate, and future food policy.

Professor Winters joined the IU McKinney faculty in August 2012. She was a visiting assistant professor at Boston University School of Law, where she also was the Health Law Scholar. Professor Winters teaches health law, torts, and FDA law.

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