Food Law & Policy

What’s on the Horizon for Federal Food Waste Reduction and Prevention Policy? Part 2

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Originally written by Arlene Karidis and posted on Waste 360 on June 4, 2021. Advocates for federal policy around food waste reduction and prevention have been working for years to move the needle in this space; meanwhile we get close […]

What’s on the Horizon for Federal Food Waste Reduction and Prevention Policy? Part 1

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Originally written by Arlene Karidis and posted on Waste 360 on June 3, 2021. Advocates for federal policy around food waste reduction and prevention have been working for years to move the needle in this space; meanwhile we get close […]

Brianna Johnson-King ’21 receives 2021 CLEA Outstanding Clinical Student Award

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Originally posted on HLS Clinical and Pro Bono Programs on May 26, 2021 Brianna Johnson-King ‘21, this year’s recipient of the 2021 CLEA Outstanding Clinical Student Award, is recognized for her accomplishments and commitment to advocacy through her clinical work […]

Don’t Trust the Antitrust Narrative on Farms

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Originally written by Nathan Rosenberg (visiting scholar at the Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic) and Bryce Wilson Stucki. Originally posted on The Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project on May 10, 2021. This post is part of our symposium on […]

To Stop Food Waste, We Need to Confront Our Food Anxiety

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This article was originally written by Patrick Symmes and published by Bon Appetit on May 18, 2021.  Humans throw away about 1.3 billion tons of food a year, or—at the very least—one third of all food in the world. If […]

Emily Broad Leib ’08 on the rise in food insecurity and the need for a national food strategy

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This video was originally produced by Lorin Granger and published on Harvard Law Today on May 10, 2021.  As faculty director of the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, and deputy director of the Harvard Law School Center for Health […]

FLPC Submits Public Comments on Biden’s Executive Order to Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) submitted two public comments responding to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) notice of request for public comment on climate-smart agriculture and forestry practices and systems. The USDA request was […]

Biden administration winds down Trump’s pandemic food box program

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Originally written by Katie Lobosco and published on CNN on May 12, 2021. As the country slowly climbs out of the pandemic, the Biden administration is ending a program that delivered nearly 167 million boxes of fresh food to families […]

FLPC Releases Report Identifying Opportunities to Reduce Food Waste Through the Next Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) Legislation

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), in partnership with ReFED and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), released a report today identifying policy recommendations to decrease food waste through the next Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) bill. […]

Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill Can Help Curb Food Waste

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Report by the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, Natural Resources Defense Council, and ReFED shares 14 recommendations for Congress Congress has its eyes on the Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) process this year, and a new report highlights […]