Food Law & Policy

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 […]

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


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


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” […]

Survey: Misunderstanding Food Date Labels Linked With Higher Food Discards

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A new survey examining U.S. consumer attitudes and behaviors related to food date labels found widespread confusion, leading to unnecessary discards, increased waste and food safety risks. The survey analysis was led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for […]

FLPC Welcomes Visiting Scholar Cameron Faustman

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Professor Cameron Faustman has spent his 30 year academic career in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut (UConn).  His teaching and research activities have focused on the fundamental science associated with quality, preservation and safety of […]

FLPC Seeking Research Assistant (Open to HLS Students Only)

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The Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) serves partner organizations and communities by providing guidance on cutting-edge food system issues, while engaging law students in the practice of food law and policy. Specifically, FLPC focuses on increasing access to healthy […]

FLPC Seeking New Clinical Instructor

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Come work with us at the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic! Reporting to the Director of the Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), the Clinical Instructor will work independently and with Clinic staff and students on a […]

2018 Farm Bill Includes Major Food Waste Reduction Provisions, Including Several FLPC Recommendations

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Written by Katie Sandson, FLPC Clinical Fellow; JD ’17, Harvard Law School This week, the House and Senate passed the 2018 Farm Bill, and the bill is expected to be signed early next week. The 2018 farm bill is the […]