Mobilizing Lawyers in the Fight for a Better Food System

Public Justice
Sep 4, 2019 · 9 min read

At any given moment, Public Justice’s Food Project is juggling dozens of cases and advocacy projects to help address the injustices of large-scale industrial animal agriculture.

You’ve been at Public Justice for several years helping to shape its Food Project. How did you get involved in working for a better food system?

Why was the Food Project started?

Why is Big Ag as big of a threat as Big Tobacco?

What is the most important reason to fight for a better food system?

What has been your biggest success at Public Justice?

How do you use the Food Project’s Attorney Network to build power in the movement?

Agribusiness is a powerful industry. How are they hitting back on your work?

Food Project

A better food system is possible

Food Project

We’re the only legal project in the U.S. focused solely on dismantling industrial animal ag— particularly, the structures that enable the consolidation of corporate power and extractive systems — and supporting a regenerative, humane food system owned by independent farmers.

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Food Project

We’re the only legal project in the U.S. focused solely on dismantling industrial animal ag— particularly, the structures that enable the consolidation of corporate power and extractive systems — and supporting a regenerative, humane food system owned by independent farmers.