Food Security and the Role of Legislation (Paperback)

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Food Security and the Role of Legislation (Paperback)

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Food security refers to the availability, access, and utilization of food that is safe, nutritious, and sufficient to meet the dietary needs and preferences of individuals and communities. It is a critical aspect of global health and development, as malnutrition and hunger continue to be major challenges in many parts of the world.Legislation plays an important role in ensuring food security by establishing policies and regulations that promote the production, distribution, and consumption of safe and nutritious food. These laws can address a range of issues, from agricultural practices and food labeling to food safety and waste reduction.For example, legislation can mandate the use of sustainable farming practices to protect the environment and ensure the long-term availability of food. It can also require food manufacturers to label their products accurately and provide information about their nutritional content.Furthermore, legislation can help to ensure that vulnerable populations have access to food, such as through the creation of food assistance programs or the establishment of regulations that prevent price gouging during times of crisis.Overall, legislation is an important tool in promoting food security and ensuring that individuals and communities have access to the food they need to lead healthy and productive lives.


Product Details ISBN: 9781805291190
ISBN-10: 180529119X
Publisher: Drizzle Publications
Publication Date: May 19th, 2023
Pages: 244
Language: English