Food Law & Policy

CHLPI Welcomes New Team Member Andrea Kunst

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) welcomes Andrea Kunst to the team as theFoundations and Corporate Relations Officer! Andrea Kunst has practiced philanthropic fundraising, strategic advancement, and non-profit organization management for twenty years. She is an accomplished fundraising generalist […]

Food Waste Still a Priority in Latest Farm Bill

Originally published by Waste Dive on July 11, 2018. Written by Cole Rosengren. Dive Brief: The Senate’s latest Farm Bill draft—passed as the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 on June 28—still contains multiple relevant items on food waste, according to analysis by the […]

Senate Farm Bill Includes Important Measures to Address Food Waste

Introduction 40 percent of food in the U.S. goes to waste each year, causing economic and ecological harm. Given the importance of preventing unnecessary food loss and providing wholesome food to those in need, there is a growing movement to […]

Diversified Agricultural Economies In The Senate Farm Bill

Written by Tess Pocock for FBLE. The Senate passed its farm bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (S. 3042), on Thursday, June 28th. The bill is a mixed bag for efforts to build local, resilient agricultural systems that create meaningful opportunities […]

Rx: Zucchini, Brown Rice, Turkey Soup

This story is part of a collaboration between WHYY’s The Pulse, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Kaiser Health News. Published on July 8, 2018; written by Phil Galewitz. PHILADELPHIA — Feliciano Pagan stood at his front door when the MANNA food truck pulled up to his […]

FLPC Welcomes New Team Member Erika Dunyak

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is happy to welcome Erika Dunyak to the team as a Clinical Fellow! Erika Dunyak is a Clinical Fellow in the Food Law and Policy Clinic. She joined the Food Law and […]

Baldor Foods Sustainability Director to CPG: Treat Food Waste as Asset, Not Liability

Originally published by Project NOSH on July 3, 2018. Written by Meagan McGinnes. It’s time to throw out the word “waste” when talking about food, according to specialty products and produce distributor Baldor Specialty Foods. In 2016, the New York-based […]

3 Key Areas to Watch in the National Organics Conversation

Originally published by Waste Dive on June 28, 2018. Written by Cole Rosengren. The food waste movement is alive and well, experiencing rapid growth and continually attracting awareness, according to discussions at this week’s 2018 U.S. Food Waste Summit. While […]

Where the US Stands on Federal Food Waste Policy

Originally published by Waste Dive on June 27, 2018. Written by Cole Rosengren. While it may have been overshadowed by recycling commodity issues, and other big shifts in federal environmental policy, food waste is still on the agenda in Washington, […]

How To Eliminate Food Waste

CBS 4 Boston interviewed Thomas McQuillan, Director of Food Service Sales and Sustainability at Baldor Specialty Foods, about the topic of food waste reduction. Watch the interview for mention of FLPC’s recent U.S. Food Waste Summit at Harvard Law School.