The Case for Alternative Meat

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC B010 Cambridge, MA

(The Impossible Burger, prepared by Eat at Jumbo's, will be served. Be sure to come at the start to make sure you get one!) Have you heard of plant-based meat that bleeds? Current factory farming practices do not only raise health safety concerns but also many environmental concerns. Should the world population increase their meat consumption at […]

Food Justice Symposium

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West A Cambridge

March 9, 2019 | 10AM-4PM | Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West A

Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race, and Injustice A Lunch Talk by Andrea Freeman

Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race, and Injustice A Lunch Talk by Andrea Freeman Thursday, November 12th 12–1pm Register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wbIP2JBhTF6a2dxYYgLjUg  Andrea Freeman will discuss her brand-new book Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race, and Injustice. This heartbreaking book tells the story of “The Famous Fultz Quads”—identical black sisters born into a tenant farming family in North Carolina in 1946. Their […]

Lunch Talk with Mike Jacobson, PhD, author “Salt Wars: The Battle Over the Biggest Killer in the American Diet”

Please join Harvard’s Food Law and Policy Clinic and Food Law Society for a conversation with Mike Jacobson, co-founder and senior scientist, Center for Science in the Public Interest, on his new book: “Salt Wars: The Battle Over the Biggest Killer in the American Diet” Read more about Salt Wars here: https://www.harvard.com/book/salt_wars/ Registration required: click […]

Conversation on Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes with Marcel Pratt, former City Solicitor of Philadelphia

Please join the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Harvard Food Law Society (FoodSoc) in a conversation with Marcel Pratt, former City Solicitor of Philadelphia. He will discuss the legal, political, and social challenges that the City of Philadelphia faced in becoming the first large U.S. city to pass a sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax.

Concentration and Crises: Exploring the Deep Roots of Vulnerability in the Global Industrial Food Systems

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Building, WCC 1015

The world is in the grips of a multi-dimensional food crisis. The effects of the war in Ukraine, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the climate emergency are wreaking havoc on global food supply chains and contributing to rising world hunger. This talk outlines some of the key features of the global food system that makes it […]

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