Food Law & Policy

How do you solve a problem like antimicrobial resistance?

By Austin Bryniarski, Yale University Class of 2016, Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic 2014 Summer Intern This was the question posed and main focus of “Drugs, Animals, and Food: Law & Policy of Antibiotics in the Food System,” the second annual joint conference of the Harvard Food Law Lab and UCLA’s Resnick Program for […]

CHLPI’s Clinics are Now Accepting Applicants for the Summer Internship Program

The Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Health Law and Policy Clinic (HLPC) are now accepting interns for summer 2016. Program Information: The summer internship program will run from Monday, May 23rd  to Friday, July 29th, for a minimum of 40 hours per week. There is some flexibility with regard to start and end dates as long […]

FLPC, in partnership with the Food Recovery Project, Launches Legal Guide on the Federal Enhanced Tax Deduction for Food Donations

An estimated 40 percent of food produced in the United States goes uneaten; at the same time, more than 14 percent of U.S. households are food insecure at some point during the year. Diverting a fraction of the wholesome food that currently goes to waste in this country could effectively end food insecurity for all […]

Connecting with the Food Law Community at the Harvard Food Law Student Leadership Summit

By Dana Shaker, Georgetown University Law Center I learned of the Harvard Food Law Student Leadership Summit from a multitude of sources over the summer. The first was from my summer co-intern. The second was from one of the attorneys for whom I was working. The third was from a law school friend back in […]

Drake Law Students Selected to Attend Food Law Summit

This story was written and originally posted by Drake University Law School on November 6, 2015. Drake Law students Caitlin Andersen (3L), Natalie Ginty (3L), Sable Joseph (2L), and Kelly Nuckolls (3L) attended the first-ever Food Law Student Leadership Summit at Harvard Law School in October. They were among 100 students from more than 50 […]

Harvard’s Third Annual ‘Food Is Medicine’ Symposium

Harvard University graduate Kelly Lee Morrow joined the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation and the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic for the Third Annual Food is Medicine Symposium on October 29, 2015. Read her blog post about the symposium, originally posted at Kelly’s Bright Light on Monday, November 2, 2015. Thursday, October 29, I attended the Food Is […]

11/18 | Seventh Annual Harvard Delta Celebration

Wednesday, November 18, 2015  6:00 – 8:00PM Harvard Law School, Caspersen South room Join The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic for this annual celebration of the work students and faculty from schools around Harvard University are doing to improve economic, health, and social conditions in the Mississippi Delta! The event is open to anyone from the Harvard community – […]

11/18 | From Vulnerability to Capability in the Mississippi Delta: Maternal-Child Health, Local Food Systems, and the Policy Implications of Community Interventions

Wednesday, November 18th, 12-1PM Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC 3019 The Mississippi Delta region has some of the highest rates of chronic disease, infant mortality, and poverty in the United States. Yet what these statistics don’t reveal is the vibrant community-based efforts underway to transform the region’s health and economic success. Join us for […]

11/10 | Building Local Food Economies & Public Health: A Lunch Talk with Ken Meter

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12-1PM Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Room WCC 3019 Local foods initiatives have erupted in every state of the U.S. in recent years with surprising force and determination. Yet building these community-based networks is often treacherous, amidst a food system that can deliver food products from thousands of miles away at […]

Reflections on the Food Law Student Leadership Summit

By Richard Moore, University of New Mexico School of Law Many of the attendees at the Food Law Student Leadership Summit shared the experience of telling fellow students and professors at their own law schools of their interest in food law and receiving confused responses asking what food law even is. Before attending the Summit […]