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Habeas Codfish: Reflections on Food and the Law

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    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 ...more
Hardcover, 324 pages
Published August 17th 2001 by University of Wisconsin Press
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Adrienne Kiser
Aug 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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 care about laws (or food, actually) when they affect me. If I'm not having to consciously adhere to them or eat them, they are not exactly at the forefront of my world.

2. It gave me the opportunity to start lots of conversations with "so, I'm reading this book about food law" and watch as looks of mild
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Stephen
Jul 25, 2011 rated it liked it
Levenson is an appellate lawyer with an unnatural fixation on mustard in particular and food in general. He has written a accessible book on food and the law which will be enjoyed by people who enjoy such things ... and not likely anybody else. This perhaps explains why it was published by a university press.
Chuck Bradley
Oct 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
Interesting food related legal stuff.
Lisa Wolff
Jan 31, 2013 rated it liked it
I am a big fan of the author, who curates a mustard museum in Mt. Horeb, Wis. I was also a featured reviewer of the book (quoted on the book jacket) harking back to my Gourmet News days.
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