Food security: is New Zealand a land of plenty?

  title={Food security: is New Zealand a land of plenty?},
  author={Winsome Ruth Parnell and Jim Reid and Noela C. Wilson and Jennifer L McKenzie and David G. Russell},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  volume={114 1128},
AIM To explore the concept of food security (when there is enough, appropriate and acceptable food available) in the adult New Zealand population using the National Nutrition Survey (NNS97). METHODS The stepwise development of indicators of food security included a literature search and focus groups with low income women and men. Key issues surrounding the procurement and provision of food were determined and eight indicator statements prepared for inclusion in NNS97, to be addressed by each… CONTINUE READING


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