Publications and Presentations

Food Industry-Related Publications, Interviews, and Speaking Engagements

Panelist, Ethics in Social Media, San Francisco Trial Lawyers’ Association, 2/25/2020.

Interviewed in U.S. News & World Report, “Supplier: No listeria in product before going to Blue Bell,” September 22, 2016.

Quoted in Larry Olmsted’s New York Times Bestseller, Real Food Fake Food, published July 2016.

Tip of the Iceberg: Tip Skimming is an Underreported Problem, Plaintiff Magazine (June 2016).

Panelist, Golden Gate Restaurant Association Industry Conference discussion: Food Safety: Top Risks and How to Protect Your Restaurant (April 2016).

Food Safety: Records Help Identify Target Defendants and Trigger Insurance Coverage, Plaintiff Magazine (August, 2015).

Food Processing – A Dangerous Place To Work, Plaintiff Magazine (August 2014).

“Natural” Food and Artificial Injustice: Toward a Fair Liability Standard.  Plaintiff Magazine (August 2013).

Nutrition Facts Labeling. (May 10, 2012).

Food Allergy Risk Management: More Customers, Less Liability.  Journal of Foodservice Business Research (March 7, 2012).

Menus and Food Labeling: Do Your Health and Environmental Claims Present Liability Risks?  Presented at the 10th Annual Hospitality Law Conference, February 8-10, 2012.

RFID Network, How RFID Improves Food Safety.  Video interview.  (January 27, 2012).

Food Processors: Are You Prepared for a Recall? (July 21, 2011).

Are Your Food Products’ Health and Nutrient Claims Accurate and Well-Documented?  Labels Matter. (June 30, 2011).

Creative Ways to Turn Your Passion into a Job.  The Work Buzz ( blog, June 10, 2011).

Food Recall: Is Your Restaurant Prepared?  National Registry of Food Safety Professionals E-Zine (December 2010).

RFID Improves Food Safety Risk Management.  Food Logistics online exclusive (June 2011).

California’s Proposition 65: Is It Worth the Fight? (November 2, 2009).

General Interest

Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC (2009) 175 Cal.App.4th 650.  Court of Appeal for the First District unanimously affirmed summary judgment for promoter of Burning Man Festival under primary assumption of the risk doctrine.

Are You Still Doing Business on a Handshake?  Get it in Writing to Save Time and Money. Niche Meat Processors Assistance Network (NMPAN) Newsletter (September 2011).

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