Haldimand-Norfolk has the worst record for food insecurity in Ontario, and health officials want more done to fight poverty locally.

Laura Goyette, a dietitian with the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, urged Norfolk councillors at last week’s board of health meeting to get behind a movement to change the way organizations deal with food insecurity.

“We need to move away from food charity,” Goyette said in a phone interview