Food, Law, and Health

During the 2016-2017 academic year, the Solomon Center explored the intersection of food, law and health and partnered with the Yale Food Law Society (FoodSoc), a student group that promotes engagement with food and agriculture law and policy and advocates for an economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable approach.

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In the fall of 2016, we were pleased to welcome Olivier De Schutter, who served as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food from 2008 to 2014, to Yale Law Schoolas a Visiting Professor teaching The Legal and Political Economy of Hunger. On November 29, 2016, the Yale Food Law Society and Solomon Center hosted a talk with Olivier De Schutter on Food Systems Reform: Changing Society Without Seizing Power.