Amid rising rates of diabetes and obesity in the nation, the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School recently hosted a panel discussion concerning levies—those enacted, those proposed and those failed—on sugary beverages in jurisdictions nationwide.
Effective Jan. 1, three faculty members were promoted and two new scholars joined the HLS faculty.
Emily Broad Leib ’08, founder and director of Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic, has been named clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School.
Emily Broad Leib ’08 wanted to help Mississippi Delta residents through public policy, but what they needed first was a woodchipper.
A recent report out of the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic calls for greater nutrition education in the medical field, and identifies policy approaches to increase nutrition competency of U.S-trained physicians.
The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Center for EcoTechnology have released a new toolkit on state and local organic waste bans, policies that restrict the amount of food or organic waste that can be sent to landfills.
The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future have released “Advocacy & Lobbying 101 for Food Policy Councils,” a resource for food policy councils and others working to change the food system in the U.S.
On March 9, the Food Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School and the Natural Resources Defense Council, released “Don’t Waste, Donate: Enhancing Food Donations through Federal Policy,” presenting actions the federal government should take to better align federal laws and policies with the goal of increasing the donation of safe surplus food.
A system that makes healthy food expensive and junk food cheap should be fixed, said a panel of experts who gathered at Harvard Law School on Nov. 30 to discuss “Transforming Our Food System,” a discussion sponsored by the HLS Food Law and Policy Clinic in partnership with the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Food recovery entrepreneurs, farmers, business persons, academics, government officials and many others converged at Harvard Law School for two days of learning, strategizing, and networking to address the growing issue of food waste.