Household food insecurity is the inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints. It is a serious problem in Canada that negatively impacts physical, mental, and social health, and costs our healthcare system considerably.

1 in 8 households in Canada are food insecure1 in 8 households in Canada are food insecure, amounting to over 4 million Canadians, including 1.15 million children, living in homes that struggle to put food on the table.