May 26, 2015
Food Seminars At Harvard Law School
Have yet to view entire broadcasts, but what I did see did not mention GMO food. Check back for updates.
MARCH 28, 2015
Recovering Wasted Food
Food activists talked about hunger and wasted food in the U.S., and their efforts to increase food recovery. Speakers included the former president of Trader Joe’s who opened a store that sells food past its “sell-by” date.
“Recovering Wasted Food” was part of a conference sponsored by the Harvard Food Law Society and the Food Literacy Project and held in Cambridge, Massachusetts at Harvard University.
Harvard Law school
Emily Broad Leib, Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic Director; Law Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Deputy Director
Leib mentioned MA law requiring maximum food waste deposited into land fill; but advocated national law on food labeling. How does federal government have ability to maintain and over see labeling? Isn't it a better job for states and cities?
Molly Anderson, Keynote Speaker
Ona Balkus, Staff Attorney
Sasha Purpura, Executive Director, Food For Free, Former Organic Farmer, works in Cambridge
Doug Rauch, Daily Table Founder, Dorchester, MA market selling food past its "expiration date;" Conscious Capitalism CEO; Former President Trader Joe's
Moderator mentioned new documentary, Just Eat It. See this link for screening dates and locations.
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MARCH 28, 2015
Food as a Human Right
Two justice advocates and authors talked about food justice and the basic human right to healthy food both in the U.S. and around the world.
“The Human Right to Food” was part of a conference sponsored by the Harvard Food Law Society and the Food Literacy Project held at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.