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Home Cooking for Profit? Sure, Just Not in New Jersey

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Originally published by The New York Times on August 13, 2019. Written by Amelia Nierenberg. With just a little white chocolate and some sprinkles, Heather Russinko can make a wedding gown in under seven minutes. Give her five minutes more, and [...]

Island Embraces Food Is Medicine State Plan

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Originally published by The Martha’s Vineyard Times on July 24, 2019. Written by Brittany Bowker. If nutritious food prevents chronic disease and promotes long-term health, why shouldn’t it be included in our healthcare plans? That’s the notion behind Food Is […]

New Documentary To Explore Food Waste Solutions And Their Cost Benefits

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Originally published by Forbes on July 23, 2019. Written by Natalie Parletta. When documentary filmmaker Karney Hatch started visiting Heart 2 Heart Farms in Sherwood, Oregon, he says he was astounded to witness the five million pounds of food the […]

New Toolkit Provides Guidance on Organic Waste Bans

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Originally published by Waste Today Magazine on July 17, 2019. Written by Theresa Cottom. Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Center for EcoTechnology (CET), a nonprofit environmental consultant for businesses based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, have released […]

New Toolkit Aims to Keep Food Waste Out of Landfills

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Originally published by Waste360 on July 18, 2019. Forty percent of food in the United States goes to waste—this amounts to $218 billion each year spent on food that is never eaten. The majority of this wasted food ends up […]

FLPC Releases Organic Waste Bans Toolkit

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Center for EcoTechnology released a new toolkit today on state and local organic waste bans, policies that restrict the amount of food or organic waste that can be […]

Revolutionizing the Food Systems in Israel and U.S.

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Originally published by ynetnews.com on July 6, 2019. Written by Sarah Vorsanger. Education is an essential way to make the general public aware of the food they are eating. School children in Israel are learning healthy, fun eating habits from […]

Analysis: Trump’s Hospital Costs Transparency Executive Order Faces Uphill Battle

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Originally published by Healio on July 1, 2019. Written by Janel Miller. Though some major medical societies applauded President Donald J. Trump’s executive order on June 24 directing HHS to require hospitals upfront disclosure of prices, it faces difficulty coming to fruition, medical, […]

CHLPI Seeks Administrative Assistant

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CHLPI is looking for a part-time (17.5 hours a week with full benefits) administrative assistant to serve as the faculty assistant to two faculty members and report to the faculty and the Administrative Director of the Center for Health Law and […]

Americans Are Still Eating a Lot of Processed Meats, Study Finds

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Originally published by NBC News on June 21, 2019. Written by Kaitlin Sullivan. Ham, luncheon meat, sausage and bacon have been linked to cancer, obesity and heart disease, but Americans still can’t kick their processed meat habit. Although American adults are eating less […]