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Legal Fact Sheet: The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act

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By the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic Businesses and nonprofits that provide or receive donated food are generally well-protected by laws designed to provide immunity from liability related to such donations. The federal Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act provides liability protection for food donors; and Massachusetts’ Good Samaritan law provides additional […]

Food is a Right Not a Privilege

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We believe that basic nutrition needed to sustain a healthy, fulfilling life is the right of every person not a privilege reserved for just some. Most nations agreed that food is a basic human right by adopting the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Ratified by the United States Senate, Article 25, […]