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Litigation Project Trip to Denver

Written by Hanna Ali, Summer 2017 intern in the Health Law and Policy Clinic. Iowa. Or rather, “aiwa.” means “yes” in Arabic. It is frequently used in casual speech, carrying undertones of understanding, common ground, and empathy. I use the […]

FLPC Storms Capitol Hill to Advocate for Solutions to Food Waste

Written by Victoria Shoots & Talia Ralph, Summer 2017 interns in the Food Law and Policy Clinic. During our final week as FLPC interns, we headed to the nation’s Capitol to join with celebrity chefs, Food Policy Action, ReFED, the […]

FLPC Welcomes New Team Member Nicole Negowetti

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is happy to welcome Nicole Negowetti, who joins as a Clinical Instructor. Prior to joining FLPC, Nicole was Policy Director of the Good Food Institute, a nonprofit organization focused on creating a […]

New Jersey Leads the Nation in Fighting Diabetes with Innovative Treatments

On July 21st New Jersey took a critical step forward in its fight against type 2 diabetes when Governor Chris Christie signed Assembly Bill 2993 into law. Under the new law, New Jersey’s Medicaid program will be able to provide […]

Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Chellie Pingree Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Curb Food Waste

On Monday, July 31, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Representative Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced the Food Recovery Act of 2017, a comprehensive bill aiming to reduce food waste in stores and restaurants, schools and institutions, on farms, and in American […]

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

Originally published by Climate Central on July 25, 2017. Written by Bobby Magill.   A new law in New Jersey aims to shrink the state’s climate footprint and feed the hungry by drastically reducing the amount of wasted food that ends up […]

Massachusetts Food Waste Reduction Policy Priorities: A Legislative Briefing

Written by Ariel Ardura, Summer 2017 intern in the Food Law and Policy Clinic. People care deeply about food waste reduction, a fact that was clearly evident at the Massachusetts Statehouse this past Wednesday. State Congressmen and Congresswomen, staffers, and […]

‘Skinny repeal’ fails, next steps uncertain

Originally published on July 28, 2017 by healio.com. Written by Alaina Tedesco   Twenty hours of tense debate among the U.S. senators ended with the rejection of the “skinny repeal” bill—a major setback to President Donald J. Trump and the Republican Party’s […]

It’s Time For Congress To Join The Fight Against Food Waste

Originally published on huffingtonpost.com on July 26, 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. […]

Fueling Our Work to Reduce Food Waste: A Workshop in Maryland

Written by Talia Ralph, Summer 2017 intern in the Food Law and Policy Clinic. Once you start working on food waste issues, you start to see it everywhere—from your bleary-eyed 7 a.m. breakfast at your hotel’s buffet to the conference […]