Counseling the Local Food Movement

Taken from “Counseling the Local Food Movement” in Food. – By Sigalle Barness.

There are quite a few developments going on across the country as it pertains  to food and the law.   As this ever changing field continues to grow, so do the laws, regulations and interests involved as well.  One interesting topic to consider is how attorneys may counsel various parties in New York interested in participating in this area of the law.

Two interesting Lawline lectures by attorney Cari Rincker entitled Counseling the Local Food Movement in New York (Part 1) and Counseling the Local Food Movement in New York (Part 1)  illuminate the direct marketing, covering issues pertaining to farmers’ markets, roadside stands and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA’s); Home-based food processing (i.e., cottage food operations); Product liability; insurance; and Food Safety Modernization Act exemptions.

It’s actually pretty remarkable how much there is to consider before counseling a local food movement regardless of the locale. Even more so, it seems, in the Big Apple.

Author: Sigalle Barness

Sigalle Barness is the Chief Operating Officer of Lawline, the nation's leading online provider of Continuing Legal Education. Sigalle provides leadership and vision to ensure Lawline has the proper processes and people in place to effectively grow the organization while ensuring financial strength, stability, and profitability. Sigalle approaches her work with respect, candor, and a balance of decisiveness and flexibility as she furthers the objectives of the company. Sigalle's favorite things in the whole world are her husband and two children. Sigalle also loves good food and travel. She is an avid lover of music, video games, blogging, and cooking.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s