from the archives… Interview with Peter Barton Hutt, “Dean of the Food and Drug Bar” (Part 2 of 2)

If you could write your own food regulatory act, how would it differ from the current regime? It would simplify the current one, but it would use many of the same terms. So many of the things that Congress adds to a statute are totally redundant and irrelevant. I keep making the point in class […]

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from the archives … Interview with Peter Barton Hutt, “Dean of the Food and Drug Bar” (Part 1 of 2)

Dubbed the “dean of the food and drug bar” by the Legal Times, Peter Hutt has been a leading food and drug law practitioner and scholar for almost half a century. Hutt has specialized in food and drug law at the Washington D.C. firm of Covington and Burlington since 1960, pausing only to serve as […]

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Raw Milk Debate LIVESTREAM

View Livestream Here   Welcome to the LIVESTREAM of the Harvard Food Law Society’s Raw Milk Debate. This link will become active at 6:15 PM on the evening of the event, February 16, 2012. The actual event will begin at 7:15 PM, at which time the stream will go live. You will need to have […]

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Raw Milk Debate

Thursday, February 16, 2012 7:15 – 8:45 PM Langdell South, HLS ***Open to the Public*** At one time, everyone drank raw milk. But with the invention of pasteurization and its attendant safety benefits, consumption of raw milk in this country almost completely disappeared. In fact, in many states it is illegal to sell raw milk. […]

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Food Soc Social Hour with MIT and Tufts Food/Ag Groups

Thursday, February 2, 2012 6:30 – 8:30 PM Wasserstein Pub, HLS Join us for conversation and drinks with like-minded students from MIT and Tufts for our first ever joint social hour.  Hopefully this will be the beginning of a beautiful relationship and of more collaboration to come!  All are welcome!

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Mark Winne, “Fighting Back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture” Discussion & Book Signing

November 15, 2011 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Pound 102 Harvard Law School Mark Winne’s second book, “Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart Cookin’ Mamas: Fighting Back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture” takes on the universal struggle between human freedom and authority in its relationship to food. From urban gardening heroes in Cleveland, to feisty […]

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Heirloom Thanksgiving

November 14, 2011 5:30 – 8 p.m. Austin 100 Harvard Law School 5:30 Panel on Sustainable & Responsible Food Production 6:00 Panel on Producing the Special 6:30 Premiere Heirloom Meals’ Thanksgiving 7:30 Dessert & Coffee Hosted by the Harvard Food Law Society, the Environmental Law Society, and the Environmental Law Review, the PBS special “Heirloom […]

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Food and Mental Health with Emily Deans, M.D.

October 31, 2011 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Pound Hall 100 Harvard Law School The mental and physical health of the Western world has waxed and waned over the years according to environmental conditions.  In the United States, we have come to an unprecedented time of plentiful food and relative peace on the home front, […]

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“Food Fight” Screening and Discussion with Director Chris Taylor

October 24, 2011 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Austin North Harvard Law School Food Fight (www.foodfightthedoc.com) is a fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement has created a counter-revolution against big agribusiness. Join us for a screening of this lively documentary […]

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TEDx Harvard Law: Forum on Food Policy

October 21, 2011 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Harvard Law School TEDxHarvardLaw will focus on food policy and public health, with a specific focus on legal and policy approaches to increasing the supply and demand of healthy foods. Dr. Robert Lustig will kick off the event with a lecture on “The Sugar Epidemic: Policy vs. Politics,” […]

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