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Terra DucheneJD candidate Terra Duchene maintains a hands-on commitment to working the soil in addition to her academic pursuits in the field of food law.

Panel to discuss issues in food law

What law does it take to get food on our plates every day? Because agri-food production happens in the intersection of numerous areas of law, food law has emerged as a new area of legal study and practice in Canada.

A panel of experts will engage with several pressing issues in Canadian food law — including migrant workers, food safety, geographical indications, and food system justice — on Thursday, February 15, at 12:45 p.m. in the law building’s Farmer Conference Room.

Panellists include:

  • Windsor Law student Terra Duchene, a member of the Campus Community Garden management team;
  • Patricia Galvao Ferreira, Law Foundation of Ontario scholar, Windsor Law;
  • Law professor Vasanthi Venkatesh, University of Windsor;
  • Sarah Berger Richardson, doctoral candidate in the Faculty of Law, McGill University;
  • Marsha Simone Cadogan, post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation’s International Law Research Program.

“What is food law? Why Canada needs it!” is co-sponsored by the Faculty of Law and the Environmental Law Society. To confirm attendance, RSVP to Katie.Bartelds@uwindsor.ca.

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