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2013–present), David Roberts, Q.C. (editor 1967–1996), Chris Harvey, Q.C.
(editor 2008–2013) and Judge Thomas Woods (asst. editor 1992–1996; editor
1996–2007) who are together responsible for 50 years of Advocate editorials
and other morsels within these pages.
Under the federal Food and Drugs Act, “food” is defined as including “any
article manufactured, sold or represented for use as food or drink for
human beings, chewing gum, and any ingredient that may be mixed with
food for any purpose whatever”. We wonder where gold leaf fits into this
definition. Now there’s food for thought.
ABA Book Publishing publishes The Little Book of Foodie Law, which the
American Bar Association website says “examines everything from
patented desserts to the definition of olive oil, from poison mushroom to
illegal fois gras, along with a fold-out ‘Timeline of Food.’ Lawyers and foodies
alike will enjoy this look at some of the most interesting legal wrangling
that ever involved the power of the palate.”
Vermont Law School offers a Master of Food and Agriculture Law and Policy.
The provincial government recently appointed Anita Lynette Dalakoti,
Roland Martin Krueger, Claire Ann Marshall and Guangbin Yan as
benchers of the Law Society of British Columbia.