Food security, as defined by the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security, means that all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life. 1 Individuals who are food secure do not live in hunger or fear of being hungry at all times. They have access to food for a healthy life. Food insecurity is defined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a situation of "limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods or limited or uncertain ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways". 2 Food insecurity contributes to risk of malnutrition, improper and imbalanced diet and affects the quality of diet. It was five years ago the world committed to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition. Where are we in 2020? As per the report “The state of food security and nutrition in
It’s published by International Organization for Standardization which specifies requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use for enhancing its environmental performance. The standard does not give exact requirement regarding the environmental parameters. Normally, an organization has legal requirements as per the state or the country which they are obliged to abide by. The basic approach EMS is based on PDCA concept. Plan-Do-Check- Act. This can be applied to each elements in EMS individually. Risk based thinking is highly encouraged at certain points throughout the standard. There are various guidelines like ISO 14004: Environment General Guidelines, ISO 14010: Guidelines for Environmental Auditing, ISO 14044: Environmental management: Life Cycle Assessment and others. These are standards for reference purpose only and it helps the organization to obtain ISO 14001 certification. However, these guidelines are not for certification .