Habeas Codfish: Reflections on Food and the Law
From the McDonald’s hot coffee case to the cattle ranchers’ beef with Oprah Winfrey, from the old English "Assize of Bread" to current nutrition labeling laws, what we eat and how we eat are shaped as much by legal regulations as by personal taste. Barry M. Levenson, the curator of the world-famous (really!) Mount Horeb Mustard Museum and a self-proclaimed "recovering lawyer," offers in Habeas Codfish an entertaining and expert overview of the frustrating, frightening, and funny intersections of food and the law.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ratastrophe - LibraryThing
The two things I most enjoyed about this book: 1. The way that all of the information was presented in anecdotal form, making it easy to process/understand/remember. Like most people, I only really ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tloeffler - LibraryThing
Barry Levenson is a former attorney who is now the Curator of the National Mustard Museum in Madison WI. He is also a self-professed gourmand. He has amassed a collection of lawsuits involving food ... Read full review