Agricultural Verdicts of Interest: Monsanto & Smithfield (10/12/18)

Presented by Wagner Food Policy Alliance

October
12
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Private
Date:
October 12, 2018
Time:
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
The Puck Building - 295 Lafayette Street, Rice Conference Room & Newman Reception Area, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10012

Both Monsanto and Smithfield, two of the largest agriculture companies in the US, were ordered to pay out large sums ($289 million and $473.5 million, respectively) to people who have been negatively affected by their operations. Join us for a conversation about the who, how and why of these verdicts. Our guests include: 

 

Moderator Ellen Fried, NYU Food Studies Department 

Michael Reese, Food Law Litigator, Reese LLP 

Clark Binkley, Managing Attorney, Richman Law Group 

Esmeralda Simmons, Founder/Executive Director, Center for Law and Criminal Justice

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