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National Food Supply

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 1 May 2008

22. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps he is taking to ensure the security of the national food supply. (202811)

Food security is about ensuring consumers have access to a stable and adequate supply of food. This requires effective risk management and contingency planning, security of our energy supplies, access to food from a variety of sources and a strong food chain and infrastructure.