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The Last Food Mile, Food Wastage Along the Supply Chain

Waste occurs at the farm, the processing plant, the store, and the home. In December, Nicole Civita presented at a conference hosted by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.  The conference brought together experts from national and international, academic and industrial, public and private sectors, to discuss: Where food losses occur along the food supply […]

Nicole Civita, Featured Presenter on USDA Food Waste Webinar Series

Professor Nicole Civita recently participated as a featured presenter during the USDA Food Waste Webinar Series, “Donating Unsold Food – A Primer on Liability, Food Safety & the Good Samaritan Act“.   An excerpt from the webinar site states that “14.3% of American households found it difficult to put food on the table at some time in 2013, yet 31% of […]

Razorback Recovery and the Food Recovery Project Featured in Harvest Public Media Special Report

LL.M. Visiting Assistant Professor and Director of the Food Recovery Project Nicole Civita was featured recently in this Harvest Public Media Special Report about Food Waste in America. An excerpt from the article is included below. View the full article and watch the program here. An Abundance of Waste Farmers and growers have made gigantic […]

LL.M. Program Food Recovery Project in USA Today

School of Law Professor Nicole Civita and LL.M. alumnus James Haley’s research was referenced in USA Today. A reposting of the article is included below. DETROIT — Rob Greenfield spent Sunday morning shopping for food. By 11 a.m., he already had salmon, multigrain breads, Starbucks coffee, oranges, bananas, avocados, tomatoes and peppers. For dessert, he […]

LL.M. Program Announces Fall Offerings

This fall, the LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law will offer admitted candidates the added option of participating via distance and/or on a part time basis. Along with the new ways to participate comes an expanded list of course offerings. The program recently released it’s fall schedule. Applications are still being accepted. Visit us on […]

Another National Award for Food City Scenario

The LL.M. Program is delighted to announce that the “Food City Scenario”has won another national award –  this time, a Charter Award from the Congress for the New Urbanism.  Leaders from Northwest Arkansas traveled to New York to receive the award. The LL.M. Program was proud to provide assistance to the University of Arkansas School […]

Janie Hipp, Director of the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative featured in New American Media Story “Sovereignty the Main Course at Good Food Movement Conference.”

The article copied below is repost from New American Media. View the original article here.        New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Jun 01, 2014 Photo courtesy of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. DETROIT – About two years ago, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation made a gutsy call to convene its 2014 food and nutrition […]

Food Waste Presentation During Walmart Compliance Week

Faculty and students from the LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law  were invited to participate in the Compliance Week Speaker Series at Walmart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. LL.M. Program Director, Susan Schneider attended the first speaker presentation on food waste with former externs Kathryn Smith and Erin Shirl . They were the guests of […]

Project Clean Plate Reduces Waste Before It Happens (Crosspost)

The article below is a cross post from the University of Arkansas Office for Sustainability blog, by Paige Acklie, Agricultural Communications Experiential Learning Lab Reporter. Check out the original post here. Chartwells, the campus dining service provider and the University of Arkansas Office for Sustainability recently wrapped up Project Clean Plate, a two week long […]