Food security [is] a situation that exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.
When food insecurity is discussed at the household level (particularly in the North American health research literature), it is usually defined as the limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods or the limited or...
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