CHLPI Blog

New Federal Interagency Strategy Provides Opportunity to Advance Food Waste Reduction Efforts

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On Tuesday, April 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an exciting new interagency strategy to reduce food waste. As FLPC wrote in an earlier […]

Harvard University Implements New Food Standards to Promote Sustainability and Health

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In April 2019, Harvard University officially implemented Harvard’s Sustainable Healthful Food Standards. The Standards were led by the Office for Sustainability, with input from a multi-disciplinary faculty committee (including FLPC Director Emily Broad Leib), the Council of Student Sustainability Leaders, and experts in the field. The Standards are […]

Federal Agencies Announce Interagency Strategy to Address Food Waste

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On Tuesday, April 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an exciting new interagency strategy to reduce food waste.  This strategy is the first time […]

Boston City Council Passes Good Food Purchasing Program

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Last month, the Boston City Council unanimously voted to adopt the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP). GFPP requires the city to meet certain requirements for nutrition, sustainability, animal welfare, and labor, when making food purchases. This policy applies to purchases […]

FLPC and Partner Launch the Global Food Donation Policy Atlas

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is excited to announce the launch of our latest project, the Global Food Donation Policy Atlas. The Atlas is a two-year collaborative project that will chart the laws and policies […]

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation Highlights Policies That Would Strengthen Balance Billing Protections in Mississippi

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The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School announces the release of Unfinished Business: Bolstering Balance Billing Protections in Mississippi.  The report provides an overview of Mississippi’s current law prohibiting “balance billing” and offers policy solutions that […]

RFP: Approaches to Reducing Consumption of Sugar

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), with support from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, is working with community organizations and government entities to identify locally-supported policies that will reduce sugar consumption and build capacity for […]

FLPC Releases Advocacy and Lobbying Guide for Food Policy Councils

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) released a new resource today for food policy councils and others working to change the food system. Advocacy & Lobbying 101 […]

Mississippi Delta Fellowship 2019-2021: Applications Being Accepted

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Mississippi Delta Fellowship, 2019 – 2021 Full Delta Fellowship Application Description, Details, and Requirements Applications due by midnight on March 25, 2019 Based in the Mississippi Delta, the Delta Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for law school graduates to inform and catalyze […]

Maryland Seeks to Expand Complete Streets Program to Prioritize Food Access

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Written by Alex Harding, student in the Food Law & Policy Clinic, Spring 2019. On February 7th, FLPC provided written testimony to the Maryland Environment & Transportation Committee in support of a bill that would expand the state’s “Complete Streets” […]