CHLPI Blog

Webinar Review: “Exploring Global Policy Solutions to Increase Food Donation and Support Food Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond”

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), in partnership with The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN), hosted the first-ever virtual convening to discuss policy strategies for strengthening food donation operations during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and beyond. […]

USDA’s New Guideline for Donating Meat and Poultry: A Positive Step Towards Reducing Food Waste

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Written by, Nicholas Hanel and Ata Nalbantoglu, FLPC clinical students In a recent push to promote the donation of food to prevent safe, edible food from going to waste, in December 2020 the USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) published […]

FLPC Partner the Delta Directions Consortium Releases Summary of Collaborative Pathways

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Since its founding, the Food Law & Policy Clinic has been a member of the Delta Directions Consortium (DDC), an interdisciplinary network of individuals, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, and foundations that work together to create positive social change in the […]

FLPC Releases An Evaluation of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program

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In April 2020, the USDA announced it would use funds and authority under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) as well as other existing USDA funding to launch a […]

Congress’s New Stimulus: What’s in – and What’s out – for the Food System?

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Written by Minnie Che, FLPC research assistant In May 2020, the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) published a report on what we hoped to see in the next COVID-19 relief package to support the food system […]

Sugar Reduction Policy Virtual Webinar Series: Webinar One

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FLPC recently hosted the first webinar in a series of online events to discuss the most equitable and effective policy options for reducing the consumption of foods and beverages high in added sugar. These events are part of the “Approaches […]

Agricultural Workers and the Pandemic: A Policy-Induced Crisis

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Agricultural workers in the United States are facing the worst of Covid-19. Meat-packing plants and labor-intensive farms have become coronavirus hotspots, with workers at these sites experiencing extraordinarily high rates of infection. On October 21, 2020, the Food Law and […]

Why a National Food Strategy?

The Urgent Call For A U.S. National Food Strategy

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and Vermont Law School Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) released The Urgent Call for a U.S. National Food Strategy. Because of its enormous impact on the United States’ […]

Housing and Food Law During Covid-19

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On September 23, Harvard Law School’s Colloquium series titled, COVID-19 and the Law: Law and Policy to Address Basic Needs and Marginalized Populations, hosted a discussion on Housing and Food Law, featuring Emily Broad Leib, Clinical Professor of Law and […]

FLPC Releases Two Issue Briefs Proposing State and Local Policies to Increase Physicians’ Nutrition Education in Massachusetts and New York

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) released two issue briefs today identifying state and local policy approaches to increasing the nutrition competency of Massachusetts and New York-trained physicians. These issue briefs, Nutrition Education for Physicians and […]