The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic has been working hard to help solve the problem of food waste. They write that about 40 percent of food produced in the United States is wasted each year. The Federal government estimates that each household of four wastes about 2 million calories each year. Politicians, chefs, activists, and industry are working on the problem, but what is to be done? Some thoughts on how law can hurt or help over at Time.com:
How Law Can Hurt and Help Food Waste
Discussing the cutting-edge constitutional issues in Food Law as they relate to California’s attempt to ban foie gras — and how these same legal issues affect all the other food on our plates.read more
We had an overflow turnout for the 3rd Annual UCLA-Harvard Food Law conference, held this year in Los Angeles. The conference addressed the regulation of food marketing to children.read more
Children are bombarded with unhealthy food choices in advertising. Congress needs to encourage the FTC to intervene against the food and beverage industry in order to promote the healthier options.read more
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