Volume 5 (2012), Issue 1

Articles

May Contain Hooves: Why and How the Government Should Implement PlainLanguage Disclosure of Animal Products in Food Labels

Robert Glenn Ayres

A large number of Americans are vegetarians or vegans due to ethical rather than dietary concerns. Current food labeling laws require affirmative disclosure of ingredients, but for a number of reasons often allow the use of ingredients which are or may be derived from animal or "slaughter" products, or the inclusion of minute amounts of such products as flavoring, without disclosure to the consumer, or even a reasonable means of discovery. Read more about May Contain Hooves: Why and How the Government Should Implement PlainLanguage Disclosure of Animal Products in Food Labels

  • July 2012
  • 5 Stan. J. Animal L. & Pol'y 1
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A Brief History of Animal Law, Part II (1985 – 2011)

Joyce Tischler

This article traces the growth of the field of animal law from 1985 to the present. It tracks the effort by attorneys and law students in the United States and abroad to institutionalize animal law classes, scholarly conferences, animal law sections in state, local, and regional bar associations, as well as the American Bar Association. It provides a review of efforts to spearhead lawsuits, legislative enactments, initiatives, and other means to gain greater protections for animals. Read more about A Brief History of Animal Law, Part II (1985 – 2011)

  • July 2012
  • 5 Stan. J. Animal L. & Pol'y 27
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