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 […]

Ben Simon, the executive director and a founding member of the Food Recovery Network, was named in FoodTank‘s recently published list of 10 young entrepreneurs who are shaking up the food system. In spotlighting Simon’s work, Food Tank‘s Danielle Nierenberg praised FRN’s simple-but-powerful mission — to build and support a network of college chapters that redirect surplus food […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A new video entitled “Love Letter to Food” does a fantastic job of concisely illustrating the magnitude and implications of food loss and waste in the United States as well as offering some tips regarding steps individuals can take to help address the problem. The video and an accompanying  issue brief on food waste were produced by the Food Policy Research […]

Professor Nicole Civita, Director of the Food Recovery Project, participated in the inaugural Food Waste & Hunger Summit on April 5 & 6 at Northwestern University.  She presented an hour-long plenary address on the legal aspects of food recovery and fielded many excellent questions about liability protection, preemption, tax incentives, and state-by-state nuances related to regulation of […]

Cameron Caja

The University of Arkansas recently announced that Cameron Caja, founder and chair of Razorback Recovery, was selected as Student Leader of the Month (March 2014) for his “excellence in leadership.”  Razorback Recovery (which was previously featured on this blog) is a volunteer-run student organization affiliated with the Food Recovery Network that recovers surplus food from campus dining halls for distribution […]