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Trump Administration Finalizes Harmful Rule to Eliminate ACA Anti-Discrimination Provisions

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Today, the Trump Administration released its rule to eliminate protections against discrimination in health care. The rule interprets the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) Section 1557, which prohibits federally funded health care entities from discriminating on the basis of race, color, […]

How to reduce food insecurity and mitigate climate change amid COVID-19

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This article was written by Emily Broad Leib and originally published by The Hill on June 9, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare our most fundamental vulnerabilities. In the United States, unemployment rates reached levels not seen in more than a […]

Amid Pandemic, New Research Provides a Roadmap to Fight Hunger and Climate Change through Increased Food Donation

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The Global Food Donation Policy Atlas Identifies Key Barriers and Policy Actions to Reduce Food Waste Today, the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) released a first-of-its-kind interactive resource to inspire long-term policy solutions to food waste, […]

FLPC and Partner Launch the Global Food Donation Policy Atlas Website and Research Comparing Food Donation Policies Across 5 Countries

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is excited to announce the launch of our first-of-its-kind interactive resource that uses groundbreaking research to inspire long-term solutions to food waste, hunger, and climate change: the Global Food Donation […]

Refed’s COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund Awards $1M To Organizations Rescuing Food And Delivering It To The Most Vulnerable Communities

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This article was originally published by ReFED on June 8, 2020 New York, NY (June 8, 2020) – Today, ReFED – a national nonprofit organization working to advance solutions to reduce food waste – announced that its COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund has granted $1 million to […]

COVID-19 Food-Related Policy Tracking

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The current pandemic has shone light on many of the vulnerabilities of the food system and exacerbated hardship for marginalized populations. The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is responding to the crisis through a range of […]

In the pandemic: Can-do attitudes, feeding families and online sales

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This article was written by Chris Koger, and was originally published by The Packer on June 7, 2020 The fresh produce industry continues to help families with meals during the pandemic, and employees are going above and beyond during the […]

Black Lives Matter

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CHLPI Statement on Racial Justice From the Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Health Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School Black Lives Matter. Like people of conscience around the world, we at the Center for Health Law […]

How Growers Can Repair Broken Customer Relationships

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This article was written by Carol Miller, and was originally published by Growing Produce on June 3, 2020 While everyone knows how the coronavirus pandemic affected foodservice growers, not as many realize what happened to some retail growers. Some growers with grocery store customers […]

Upcycled Food Is Officially Defined, With a Goal of Paving the Way for Industry Food-Waste Reduction

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This article was written by Jared Kaufman, and was originally published by Food Tank. Upcycled food is now an officially defined term, which advocates say will encourage broader consumer and industry support for products that help reduce food waste. Upcycling—transforming […]