February 21, 2014 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Conferences
2013-2014
Austin Hall, Ames Courtroom (200)
1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

VIDEO: Keynote: Peter Barton Hutt, "The Food Safety Modernization Act in Historical Perspective"
VIDEO: Panel 1: "FSMA and Risk Regulation Strategy"
VIDEO: Panel 2: "Regulating Farm Production: From Zero to Sixty"
VIDEO: Panel 3: "Benefits, Challenges, and Gaps in FSMA's Approach"
VIDEO: Panel 4: "International Issues and Trade Implications"

Sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center; the Food Law and Policy Clinic (a division of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation); the Food Law Lab; and the Harvard Food Law Society; with support from the Top University Strategic Alliance and the Dean's Office at Harvard Law School.

Agenda

8:30 - 9:00am: Registration

A continental breakfast will be provided.

9:00 - 9:05am: Welcome remarks 

9:05 - 9:50am: Keynote 

  • Peter Barton Hutt, Harvard Law School/Covington & Burling - The Food Safety Modernization Act in Historical Perspective

9:50 - 10:40am: Panel 1 – FSMA and Risk Regulation Strategy 

  • Jacob E. Gersen, Food Law Lab, Harvard Law School – Political Economy & Political Psychology in Food Safety 

  • Michael Roberts, Resnick Food Law and Policy Program, UCLA School of Law – The Regulation of Food Fraud Under FSMA: A Triggering of Obligations

  • Moderator – I. Glenn Cohen, Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

10:40 - 11:00am: Break

11:00am - 12:15pm: Panel 2 – Regulating Farm Production: From Zero to Sixty

  • Denis Stearns, Seattle University School of Law – Turning a Black Swan White: Questioning the Need for Regulation of Non-Industrial Agriculture

  • Alli Condra, Food Law and Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School – FSMA and Farm Consolidation

  • Margot Pollans, Resnick Food Law and Policy Program, UCLA School of Law – FSMA and Sustainability

  • Moderator – Robert Greenwald, Center for Health Law Policy and Innovation, Harvard Law School

12:15 - 1:30pm: Lunch Break 

Please note: Lunch will not be provided.

1:30 - 2:45:  Panel 3 – Benefits, Challenges, and Gaps in FSMA's Approach 

  • Lewis Grossman, Washington College of Law, American University – New Governance, New Challenges

  • Kuei-Jung Ni, Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School/Institute for Technology Law, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan – FDA and Uncertain Health Risks: Regulating Veterinary Drugs in Feeding Food Animals

  • Stephanie Tai, University of Wisconsin School of Law – Whole Foods: The FSMA and the Challenges of Defragmenting Food Safety Regulation

  • Moderator – Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

2:45 - 3:00: Break 

3:00 - 4:15: Panel 4 – International Issues and Trade Implications

  • Sharon Mayl, Senior Advisor for Policy, FDA Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine – Title TBA

  • Ching-Fu Lin, Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School – The Role of Private Standards in the FSMA

  • Marsha Echols, Howard University School of Law – Mandatory and Voluntary Programs for Importers

  • Moderator – Joel Trachtman, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

4:15 - 4:30: Concluding remarks

For more information, please contact us at petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu.

Videos

VIDEO: Keynote: Peter Barton Hutt, "The Food Safety Modernization Act in Historical Perspective"
VIDEO: Panel 1: "FSMA and Risk Regulation Strategy"
VIDEO: Panel 2: "Regulating Farm Production: From Zero to Sixty"
VIDEO: Panel 3: "Benefits, Challenges, and Gaps in FSMA's Approach"
VIDEO: Panel 4: "International Issues and Trade Implications"

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environment   fda   food   health law policy   international   public health   regulation