I thought I’d note a blog post by Dan Farber entitled "The Emergence of Food Law." He notes, and I agree, that:
"the new focus on food systems is a positive development. Agricultural law has been a sorely neglected topic in the academic world, considering that it is a major economic sector, crucial to society, and a focal point for many legal issues such as pesticide use, worker safety, water pollution, GMOs, and biofuels. But agriculture should not be considered in isolation from the processing and consumption of foods, with their impacts on health and global food security. It remains to be seen whether food law will gain a real foothold or remain a niche subject, but it’s good to see that the subject is getting some overdue attention."

Of course, I hope food law gains a real foothold given the title of my new book.