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Law on National Food and Nutritional Security System

Objectives:

This law establishes principles, guidelines and definitions on the human right to food.

Scope:

This law coverages the definition of food and nutrition security (article 3), associating those elements with the promotion of health (article 4, III). It establishes the participation in the National Food and Nutrition Security System through the National Council for Food and Nutrition Security [Conselho Nacional de Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional (CONSEA)] and the Interministerial Chamber for Food and Nutrition Security [Câmara Interministerial de Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional].