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Food Security Workgroup

"The Food Security Workgroup was formed in 1993. The group continues to support the concepts as stated in "Food for Now and the Future, a Food Security Strategy" for Ontarians which are

* to ensure that all Ontarians have the means to access affordable, nutritious and personally acceptable foods.

* to ensure a sustainable, safe, high quality food supply in Ontario.

* to promote food consumption patterns that maximize health and minimize disease in Ontario." [from the website]

Their position paper, "A Systemic Approach to Community Food Security: A Role for Public Health," is available at