CHLPI Blog

Reducing Food Waste Through Consumer Education, Part 1

Written by Jabari Brown,  J.D. Candidate 2017 at the University of Oregon School of Law, and Summer 2016 intern in the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic As we waste food, we waste money. Overall, our nation wastes a total of 40% of all food produced. The problem of food waste is both a […]

How to Feed 350 Food Waste Experts

Originally published on Sustainable America’s blog and written by Katrina Kazda A rescued-food breakfast at the Save Food for People Conference In late June, nearly 350 entrepreneurs, practitioners, policymakers, and activists from across the country gathered at Harvard Law School for the Reduce and Recover: Save Food for People Conference to further dialogue on reaching a […]

CHLPI to Host Capstone Discussion for PATHS

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School will host Envisioning the Future of Type 2 Diabetes Policy: A PATHS Capstone Discussion in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 20, 2016. The capstone discussion will bring together experts to shape and drive CHLPI’s next steps to advance a diabetes policy agenda. […]

CHLPI Presents on Food is Medicine at the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

On May 25, 2016, team members from the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation attended the 59th Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) Council Meeting, where CHLPI’s Faculty Director Robert Greenwald moderated the panel discussion “Food is Medicine: The Case for Integrating Food and Nutrition Services into Health Reform.” Panel participants were Dr. Sheri […]

FLPC Director Testifies in Front of House Agriculture Committee

On Wednesday, May 26, 2016, the Director of the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, Emily Broad Leib, provided testimony at House Agriculture Committee Hearing on Food Waste from Field to Table. Members of the House Agriculture Committee heard from a variety of witnesses from industry, academia and the private sector who shared their efforts and […]

FLPC Welcomes Food Law and Policy Clinic 2016 Summer Interns

The Harvard Food Law and Policy is pleased to welcome the following interns working in the clinic for the summer. Jabari Brown is a rising 3L at University of Oregon School of Law, and a member of the executive committee of the Food Law Student Network. He in interested in urban gardens, food policy, and the promotion […]

CHLPI Welcomes Health Law and Policy Clinic 2016 Summer Interns

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation is pleased to welcome the following interns working in the Health Law and Policy Clinic for the summer. Bobby Joe Dale III is a rising 3L at the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, TX. In December 2011, he graduated with a B.A. in French from […]

Senator Blumenthal and Representative Pingree Introduce Companion Bills to Standardize Date Labels

Written by The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic Today, Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Chellie Pingree introduced companion bills to standardize food date labels across the United States. We at the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) enthusiastically support these bills. We have been working since the release of our 2013 report, The […]

EXPIRED in Washington, D.C.

Written by Katie Sandson,  J.D. ’17, Harvard Law School; Images provided by Senator Richard Blumenthal’s office I have been a clinical student in the Food Law and Policy clinic since January 2016. As a continuing clinical student this semester, I have been working on FLPC’s food waste and food recovery initiatives, including work on the […]

Pittsburgh Food Policy Council Hosts the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic

Written and original published by the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council. Since January, the PFPC, along with Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS), have been working with the Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic to produce a report of current laws & policies, as well as best practices related to the school food environment. Specifically, the Clinic – working from the great groundwork PPS Food Service has […]