Culinaria Issue 1

Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods: A Constitutional Analysis of California’s Proposition 37

Lauren Handel examines the California proposition 37 concerned with the labeling of genetically engineered foods. 

About the Author

Lauren E. Handel is an attorney in private practice with a focus on representing and counseling food, beverage, and farming entrepreneurs.  After receiving her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center cum laude in 2002, she practiced for nearly ten years at McDermott Will & Emery LLP in New York City and Washington, DC where she concentrated on product liability and environmental litigation, as well as workplace safety regulation.  Ms. Handel currently is enrolled in the LL.M. Program in Agricultural and Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.  She is admitted to practice in New York, the District of Columbia, Maryland, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York.