Vegans of Color

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“Food Policy and Health” April 19, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Amie "Breeze" Harper @ 11:06 pm

This was just emailed to me. I may write something with a vegan spin to it.

The Stanford Law & Policy Review seeks articles or short essays for
publication in the Stanford Law & Policy Review’s upcoming symposium
on “Food Policy and Health.”

The Stanford Law & Policy Review is an academic journal at Stanford
Law School that explores current issues at the nexus of law and public
policy. For each issue we solicit articles from prominent professors,
judges, lawyers, political leaders, regulators, economists, and other
experts (past contributors include then Governor Bill Clinton, Senator
John McCain, and Governor Jeb Bush).

Through this symposium, we would like to explore the many ways United
States policies directly and indirectly related to food have
consequences for national health, broadly-defined. We hope to address
all stages of the supply chain, including production, processing,
transportation, sales and consumption. We would particularly like to
highlight the ways agricultural production and the environment may be
connected to health through food policy.

We welcome submissions on any subject relating to United States food
policy and health including, but not limited to:
Structure and health-related effects of US agricultural subsidies, and
other provisions of the Farm Bill.
Food safety regulation at all stages of supply chain.
Regulations of food production relating to the environment, including
pesticides, agricultural water use, etc. and effects on health, and
other agricultural laws related to health, for example regulation of
antibiotic use.
Policy approaches towards nutrition, including school lunches and
measures aimed at obesity.
Marketing law, including marketing to children; labeling law,
including Country of Origin Labeling; and private labeling standards.
Regulation affecting food security and development of local and
sustainable food systems including zoning law and other regulation
related to urban agriculture.
Additionally, authors will be invited to present their articles at a
live symposium at Stanford Law School during the 2009 – 2010 academic
year. We will begin evaluating submissions for next year’s volume on
June 15, 2009, so please submit your article by that date if you are
interested in contributing. Articles should be between ten and forty
double-spaced pages, not including notes and citations. Please contact
us at your earliest convenience to discuss your submission. To submit
an article, please e-mail it to .


4 Responses to ““Food Policy and Health””

  1. derarchimedischepunkt Says:

    That’s really great if you are gonna write something from the vegan angle. This is so needed in the broad general food & society & politics arena.

  2. There were quite a few people on here who were discussing lunch programs and how inadequate the food is for K-12 children. Maybe that is a great topic to explore? I’d write something but my newborn son has taken up much of my focus that normally goes towards my research. 🙂

  3. Nina Says:

    I have contacted these Stanford people many times, but with no response… I want to submit part of my MA thesis which was on the National School Lunch Program and the beef and dairy industries, but to no avail. Does anyone have information on how to get a hold of the SLPR folks?

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