Emily Broad Leib talks Food Law and COVID-19

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Originally published by Food Tank.   Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Emily Broad Leib, Clinical Professor at Harvard Law School & Director of Harvard Law School’s Food Law & Policy Clinic, about protecting and promoting better […]

Food waste impacts emerging as coronavirus shifts life from commercial to residential

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Originally published on March 25, 2020 by Waste Dive. Written by E.A. Crunden. Dive Brief: Food waste experts are slowly assessing the short and long-term impacts of the new coronavirus, which remain murky. With the fallout likely stretching into coming […]

COVID-19 Relief Package Needs These 15 Elements, Say HIV & LGBT Groups

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Originally published on March 17, 2020 by “A large swath of the U.S. population living with HIV is at great risk,” reads their open letter sent to every member of Congress. Below is the complete text of an open […]

The Fight to Keep Farmers’ Markets Open During Coronavirus

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Originally published on March 19, 2020 by Civil Eats. Written by Twilight Greenaway. Alexandra Jones contributed reporting from Philadelphia. At the downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market last Saturday, shoppers showed up in droves, despite the cold, rainy weather. There were no samples, no musicians, […]

As Senate passes coronavirus relief package, farm groups call for support in next round

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Originally published on March 18, 2020 by The Fern. Written by Leah Douglas. The Senate voted on Wednesday to pass an emergency aid package that will, among other provisions, expand funding for nutrition programs as the nation confronts the economic toll of […]

Food Law Summit Held at U of A

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Originally published on March 5th, 2020 by KUAF, National Public Radio, 91.3. Listen to the stream here! The 2020 Food Law Student Leadership Summit was held on the University of Arkansas campus last week. We speak with Emily Broad Leib, the director […]

Gresham v. Azar

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Originally published on March 2, 2020 by Harvard Law Review. Written by Jenny Samuels, HLPC student. In 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a division of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), issued new guidance to states […]

March 3 Lunch Event: Preventing Food Waste: Creating Family Meals

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The HLS Green Team, the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, and the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs  is proud to co-sponsor PREVENTING FOOD WASTE: Creating Family Meals, a discussion about the Family Meals Program at […]

Welcome to New Staff: Kyra Sanborn, Advancement Officer


The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation is pleased to welcome a new member to our staff, Kyra Sanborn. Kyra Sanborn Advancement Officer, Press and Media Contact, 617.496.1507 Kyra joined the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation […]

In soda tax fight, echoes of tobacco battles

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Originally published on February 18, 2020 by The Harvard Gazette. Written by Alvin Powell. Amid rising rates of diabetes and obesity in the nation, Berkeley, Calif., became the first American city to institute a sugary-drink tax, generally referred to as […]