CHLPI Blog

Expanding SNAP Options

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This article was written by Ali (Alexandra) Schklair, FLPC Intern. On July 2nd Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced the Expanding SNAP Options Act (S.4202). The proposed legislation addresses flaws in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Supplemental […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

FLPC and Partner Launch the Global Food Donation Policy Atlas Website and Research Comparing Food Donation Policies Across 5 Countries

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is excited to announce the launch of our first-of-its-kind interactive resource that uses groundbreaking research to inspire long-term solutions to food waste, hunger, and climate change: the Global Food Donation […]

COVID-19 Food-Related Policy Tracking

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The current pandemic has shone light on many of the vulnerabilities of the food system and exacerbated hardship for marginalized populations. The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is responding to the crisis through a range of […]

Black Lives Matter

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CHLPI Statement on Racial Justice From the Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Health Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School Black Lives Matter. Like people of conscience around the world, we at the Center for Health Law […]

Upcycled Food Is Officially Defined, With a Goal of Paving the Way for Industry Food-Waste Reduction

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This article was written by Jared Kaufman, and was originally published by Food Tank. Upcycled food is now an officially defined term, which advocates say will encourage broader consumer and industry support for products that help reduce food waste. Upcycling—transforming […]

COVID-19 While Colored—Police Departments Have a New Profiling Tool Health Departments Provide Police with Addresses of Those Who Test Positive for COVID-19

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This article was written by S. E. WILLIAMS, originally published by Black Voice News on May 22, 2020. Even as Black and Brown communities continue to be disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, officials appear to be working at cross purposes to […]