News & Events

CHLPI hosts a number of health- and food-related events throughout the academic year and presents on its areas of expertise at conferences and events around the country.

Health Law

Students and staff in the Health Law and Policy Clinic develop cutting-edge policy recommendations at the state and national levels in both the legislative and regulatory arenas.

Food Law

The Food Law and Policy Clinic aims to increase access to healthy foods, prevent diet-related diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, and assist small farmers and producers in participating in food markets.


CHLPI staff and students author reflections, ideas, and critiques of topical health law and food law and policy issues.

  • FLPC releases short film on expiration dates and food waste

    The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), in partnership with Racing Horse Productions, today released the short film EXPIRED? Food Waste in America in the Los Angeles Times. EXPIRED explores how misleading date labels on food products contribute to food waste in America. Every year, 40% of the food produced in the United States […]

  • 2/8 | Campesinas’ Reflections

    Monday, February 8 | 12:00PM -1:00PM |Wasserstein Hall, WCC B015 Campesinas’ Reflections is a talk by female farmworkers and members of the Alianza Nacional de Campesinas.  The campesinas scheduled to speak are Dolores Bustamante, Hormis Bedolla, and Beatriz Gatica. They will speak about: The people who labor to produce our food are essential to our daily lives yet rarely even considered; […]

  • Food Sovereignty in Navajo Nation

    By Jevhon Rivers, JD ’17, Harvard Law School I spent two weeks in the Navajo Nation as a Continuing Clinical student for the Food Law and Policy Clinic. I had been working on food sovereignty research for a partner in the area during the Fall, but could not comprehend the true depth of the challenges […]

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