Food Law & Policy

Webinar on the “Blueprint for a National Food Strategy” Available Online

On June 15, 2017, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School held a webinar to explore the recently released Blueprint for a National Food Strategy. FLPC’s Emily Broad […]

Grasping those ‘best by’ labels

Originally published by The Columbian on June 19, 2017. Written by Marissa Harshman, Columbian Health Reporter.   An estimated 160 billion pounds of food is wasted in the U.S. every year—and much of the food may be perfectly fine to eat. A […]

FLPC Director Emily Broad Leib, along with Vermont Law Professor Laurie Beyranevand, Make the Case for a National Strategy in Georgetown’s Food & Drug Law Journal

In the most recent issue of Georgetown’s Food and Drug Law Journal, HFLPC’s Director Emily Broad Leib and Laurie Beyranevand, the Senior Faculty Fellow for Food Law and Policy at the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont […]

America Needs To Get More Strategic About Food Policy

Originally published on on June 14, 2017. Written by Emily Broad Leib, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, Deputy Director of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, […]

The Diné Bich’iya (Navajo Food Sovereignty) Summit

Written by Erik Federman, Spring 2017 student in the Food Law and Policy Clinic.   “Food has been used as a weapon against the Navajo Nation.”   With those words, Amber Crotty, a delegate to the Navajo Nation Council, began her […]

Edible Manhattan Applauds FLPC’s U.S. Food Waste Policy Finder

A May 22, 2017 story published on Edible Manhattan applauds the recent creation of tools to help reduce food waste across the nation. The article, These 2 Tools Will Help Us Reduce Food Waste by 50 Percent by 2030, says “These […]

2018 Farm Bill Holds Potential to Reduce Problem of Food Waste in America

Originally written by Stacey McFadin and published on May 26, 2017 by Food Tank. According to a report published by the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), the U.S. spends US$218 billion annually to grow, handle, deliver, and […]

FLPC Clinical Fellow Accepted to the Stone Barns Exchange Fellowship​

Congrats to FLPC Clinical Fellow Lee Miller! Lee was accepted to the Stone Barns Exchange Fellowship, an exclusive fellowship program for inspirational leaders with big ideas, a deep understanding of the food system, and the skills to collaborate with a diverse […]

Trying to Reverse Americans’ Rotten Record on Food Waste

Originally written by Jon Frandsen and published on May 16, 2017 by The Pew Charitable Trusts.   Every day, American families throw out tons of spoiled food — or food they think is spoiled because they misunderstand “sell by” labels. Restaurants […]

FLPC Welcomes Food Law and Policy Clinic 2017 Summer Interns

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy is pleased to welcome the following interns working in the clinic for the summer!   ARIEL ARDURA  Ariel Ardura is a rising second year law student at Georgetown University Law Center. She first became […]