What is Food and Who Decides?: The Cases of Milk and Meat
October 29 @ 6:30 pm
Should plant based milks be called milk? Is meat really meat if it is grown in a lab? Which stakeholders will get to have a say in making these decisions about or food? How can members of the public get involved in making these policies? This panel brings experts on food regulation and law together with experts on milk and meat to discuss processes of food regulation and the present and future of milk and meat regulation. There will be plenty of time for audience questions and discussion.
Scott Rankin, Professor and Chair of the Food Science Department. Professor Rankin’s expertise is in dairy foods manufacturing, including pasteurization, dairy chemistry, ice cream, and cheese grading.
Jeff Sindelar, Associate Professor/Extension Meat Specialist, Animal Sciences. Professor Sindelar is an expert in meat science, meat processing and food safety.
Steph Tai, Professor, UW-Madison Law School. Professor Tai’s research areas include environmental and administrative law, food systems law, and risk regulation.
Monica Theis, Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Food Science. Ms. Theis is a registered dieticion nutritionist and specializes in Food, Foodservice Operations and Food Systems Management
Moderated by Noah Weeth Feinstein, Director of the Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies, Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction.
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