Utilizing Food Donation Requirements and Food Waste Bans to Facilitate Increased Food Donation



The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN), Food Systems for the Future, and the United Nations Environment Programme are pleased to continue their web conference series on law and policy to address food waste, food recovery, and donation. The series is part of The Global Food Donation Policy Atlas, produced by FLPC and GFN to explore legal and regulatory barriers to food donation, as well as opportunities for law and policy to drive donation of safe, surplus food, and share best practices for consideration for countries involved in the project and beyond.

Please join us on February 24 for a meeting that will bring together government officials and policymakers (along with select food donors and food recovery organizations) to discuss the role of food donation requirements and food waste bans in impacting food waste, food recovery, and donation.  


  • Catherine Bertini: Chair of the board of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN); Distinguished Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, USA

Speakers include:

  • Guillaume Garot, France: Député de la Mayenne (member of the French Assemblée Nationale and former Minister for the Food Industry)
  • Marcelo Mena-Carrasco, MS, PhD, Chile: Former Minister of the Environment for Chile
  • Kyle Pogue, California, USA: Environmental Program Manager, CalRecycle
  • Danielle Osborne, California, USA: Environmental Scientist, Organics Unit at CalRecyles
  • Dr. Weifu Lu, China: President of Anhui Health Products and Cosmetics Association, former Director of Legal Affairs Department of Food and Drug Administration of Anhui Province, former Senior Officer of Legal Affairs Office of Anhui Provincial Government
  • Dr. Gil-jong Oh, Korea: President / Korea Waste Association

A full list of speakers will be circulated to attendees prior to the session.

This event is by invitation only. Attendees will be sent information and materials prior to this session.

If you have any questions, please contact contact Regan Plekenpol at rplekenpol@law.harvard.edu.


The Global Food Donation Policy Atlas was made possible through funding by the Walmart Foundation. The findings, conclusions, and recommendations presented from this project are those of the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and The Global FoodBanking Network alone and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Walmart Foundation.




8:00 am - 9:30 am



Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 24-Feb-2022
  • Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am