An April 7th, 2016 article published by the Washington Post features an interview with FLPC director Emily Broad Leib. “Our wasted food is a huge environmental problem – and it’s only getting worse” examines the interrelated issues of food and the environment.
Excerpt from article:
“‘So much of poverty and famine aren’t about a lack of resources overall — they’re just distributional [problems],’ said Emily Broad Leib, an assistant clinical professor of law and director of the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic. ‘It’s not surprising to see that, and both across countries and within countries this challenge of the food markets really being attainable for certain segments of the population and not for others.’”