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Food Advocates Push for Rights to Nutrition

Food First N.L. and the Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission are collaborating on a new campaign that aims to educate people about their fundamental right to food.

Laurel Huget, Food First N.L.'s programs co-coordinator, says the campaign outlines what food insecurity means and how it can be tackled in the province.

"For us, we still have a lot of learning about the right to food framework because it's bigger than having enough food to eat," she said. "We started working with the N.L. Human Rights Commission to put together a social media campaign about what it would look like to have a right to food. Not just from the food systems perspective, but from the human rights perspective."

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