June 28 2018 5:24pm

Food should be a basic human right says emeritus professor Graham Riches

Recent statistics show Peterborough has reached a crisis point when it comes to food insecurity.

The numbers show nearly 30 percent of households with children are food insecure and that’s nearly double the provincial standard.

Food security as the topic of discussion held at the Peterborough Public Health building on Thursday, June 28 as professor emeritus Graham Riches argued food should be looked at as a basic human right.

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