Food Secure Canada Welcomes UN Report on Right to Food Calls on Government to Take Action

MONTREAL. 7 February 2013 – Food Secure Canada welcomes the report of the UN Special rapporteur on the right to food on Canada and hopes the Government will take its recommendations seriously. This report is the product of a mission to Canada undertaken last spring, at the invitation of the Government of Canada, that included several briefings organized by Food Secure Canada members in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Winnipeg.  The report will be formally presented to the UN Council on Human Rights on March 4 in Geneva.