Sunday, November 4, 2012

Bill Marler Speaks on "Rocky Ford" Listeria Cantaloupe Outbreak


Please join us for the following special public forum at the University of Arkansas School of Law,  Friday, November 9th, featuring Bill Marler of Marler Clark, The Food Safety Law Firm -

The “Rocky Ford” Listeria Cantaloupe Outbreak – 
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly  How a fruit killed 33 Americans
November 9, 2012 
1:00 - 1:50 p.m.   CLE credit approved in Arkansas
Room 339, University of Arkansas School of Law

An accomplished attorney and national expert in food safety, William (Bill) Marler has become the most prominent foodborne illness lawyer in America and a major force in food policy in the U.S. and around the world. Marler Clark, The Food Safety Law Firm, has represented thousands of individuals in claims against food companies whose contaminated products have caused life altering injury and even death. Marler Clark sponsors the acclaimed online daily newspaper, Food Safety News.

Bill Marler's presentation is part of the condensed course that he teaches for us in the LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law on food safety litigation and policy.  Marler Clark also sponsors a Graduate Assistantship position in the LL.M. Program, allowing one of our candidates to write for Food Safety News.  Andrew Frame, B.A., Auburn University (Journalism and Communications); J.D., Mississippi College School of Law, cum laude is the 2012-13 recipient of the Marler Clark Assistantship.  We are grateful to Bill Marler, Marler Clark, and the professionals at Food Safety News for their support to our LL.M. Program.  And, we are particularly delighted to welcome Bill back to Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas.

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