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Request for Proposals: Approaches to Reducing Consumption of Sugar

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In 2018, the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), with support from Arnold Ventures, launched an initiative to identify locally-supported policies that will reduce sugar consumption and build capacity for policy change. Now in the project’s third […]

How to Navigate Patient Privacy in Integrated Care: A Guide for Food Banks

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Originally posted on Health Law Lab on July 1, 2020 The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI), together with Feeding America, the nation’s largest network of food banks, has released Food Banks as Partners in Health Promotion: […]

Expand Medicaid: Mississippians without jobs amid pandemic, no where to turn

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This article was written by Linda Dixon and originally published by Clarion Ledger on June 25, 2020 Recently, Gov. Tate Reeves underscored the importance of remaining vigilant to fight the spread of COVID-19. Mississippi continues to see hundreds of cases daily with significant burdens […]

The Global Food Donation Atlas: Overview of Government Grants and Incentives for Food Donation in Five Countries

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The Global Food Donation Policy Atlas project maps out the laws and policies related to food loss and waste (FLW) in countries around the world. By comparing countries side-by-side and creating a first-of-its-kind interactive resource designed to inspire long-term policy […]

New on the Podcast: Emily Broad Leib and Doug O’Brien Talk International Food Donation, and Chef Pierre Thiam Calls for Fonio on American Tables

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This article was originally published by Food Tank.   Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani is joined by Emily Broad Leib, the director of the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, and Doug O’Brien, the vice president for network programs at […]

Welcome Summer Clinic Interns 2020

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The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation’s Health Law and Food Law and Policy Clinics are pleased to be working with clinic interns for summer 2020. Below is an introduction to some of the interns we are working with […]

EPA Administrator Wheeler Appoints New Members to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee

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WASHINGTON (June 17, 2020) — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler is announcing the appointment of thirty-three members to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC). Established in 2008, the FRRCC provides independent policy advice, information, and recommendations […]

Strengthening Food Donation Operations During the COVID-19 Crisis

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This article was written by Regan Plekenpol, FLPC Intern. The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and The Global FoodBanking Network Release an Issue Brief to Guide Governments Around the Globe. Among the many devastating consequences of the COVID-19 […]

‘This Is Deadly’: Trump HHS Scraps Protections for Transgender Patients and Those Seeking Abortions

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This article was written by Jessica Corbett and originally published by Common Dreams on June 13, 2020 In a move widely decried by LGBTQ, reproductive, and human rights advocates, the Trump administration late Friday finalized a healthcare rule that revokes Obama-era […]

Amid pandemic, new research provides a roadmap to fight hunger and climate change through increased food donation

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This article was originally published by Harvard Law Today on June 10, 2020 HLS’s Food Law and Policy Clinic identifies key barriers and policy actions to reduce food waste   Today, the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) released a […]