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August 26, 2002

The Coffee Science Information Centre, http://www.cosic.org/

Coffee research and information, with a European flavor. This website provides information on coffee, caffeine, and health. Includes pages dealing with coffee and:

  • pregnancy
  • bone health
  • cancer
  • heart disease
  • the digestive system

complete with references to cited studies and reports. The site also offers an extensive questions-and-answers page.

Other coffee websites include:

And what about coffee and the law?

  • Jill Draeger, "Perking Up the Coffee Industry Through Fair Trade," 11 Minnesota Journal of Global Trade 337 (2002)
  • Frederick A. Veich, III, "Brewing Up a Storm: The Potentially Cataclysmic Effects of Industrially Grown Coffee," 13 Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law and Policy 239 (2002).
  • Michael McCann, William Haltom & Anne Bloom, "Java Jive: Genealogy of a Juridical Icon," 56 University of Miami Law Review 113 (2001). On the McDonald's hot coffee and personal injury case, Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants, 1995 WL 360309 (D.N.M. Aug. 18, 1994).
  • Mark B. Greenlee, "Kramer v. Java World: Images, Issues, and Idols in the Debate over Tort Reform," 26 Capital University Law Review 701 (1997) On the famous Seinfeld episode.
  • Mary Ann Fiske, "General Foods Roasted over Coffee Buying Policy," 49 Business and Society Review 19 (Spring 1984).
 
2008, M.G. Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington