Food Insecurity

April 25th, 2012

Food insecurity is when there is limited/uncertain physical and economic access to obtain nutritious and safe foods to maintain a healthy and active life. A lack of basic knowledge on food use (basic nutrition and care) also contributes to food insecurity.

References:

http://www.ers.usda.gov/Briefing/FoodSecurity/measurement.htm

http://www.who.int/trade/glossary/story028/en/

 

 

 

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