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Food Security Task Force Reports / Assessments

Food security means that all people at all times are able to obtain and consume enough nutritious food to support an active, healthy life

 

Resolution from the Health Commission

Resolution Supporting Food Security in San Francisco and Endorsing the Recommendations of the Food Security Task Force 2018 Assessment of Food Security in San Francisco

 

Food Security Screening Policy Recommendations

San Francisco Food Security Task Force recommends the adoption of a consistent, city‐wide food security screening protocol.

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2018 San Francisco Food Security Assessment

Full Report
Executive Summary
Section 1 – Food Insecurity in San Francisco
Section 2 – San Francisco and Supervisorial District Data Reports
Section 3 – Food Program Reports
Section 4 – Food Security and Health Care Integration
Appendices -- Data Sources -- Endnotes -- Acknowledgements

 

2013 San Francisco Food Security Assessment

Food insecurity contributes to poor health and health disparities through multiple pathways: stress, trauma, poor diet quality, and malnutrition. Food insecurity increases risk of multiple chronic conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension, and exacerbates existing physical and mental health conditions.  It impairs child development and limits academic achievement. 

Download 2013 Assessment