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Descriptor in English: Food Supply
Descriptor in Spanish: Abastecimiento de Alimentos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Abastecimento de Alimentos
Descriptor in French: Approvisionnement en nourriture
Entry term(s): Food Insecurities
Food Insecurity
Food Security
Food Supplies
Insecurities, Food
Insecurity, Food
Security, Food
Supplies, Food
Supply, Food
Tree number(s): J01.576.423.750
SP6.056.227
Scope note: The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.
Annotation: specify geographic term if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
See also the descriptors: Food Storage MeSH
Food and Nutrition Security DeCS
DeCS UI: 5663
Descriptor UI: D005523
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Food Supply - Preferred
Concept UI M0008704
Scope note The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.
Preferred term Food Supply
Entry term(s) Food Supplies
Supplies, Food
Supply, Food
Food Insecurity - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0571758
Scope note Limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods or limited or uncertain ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways.
Preferred term Food Insecurity
Entry term(s) Food Insecurities
Insecurities, Food
Insecurity, Food
Food Security - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0557098
Scope note Access by all in a community at all times to enough nutritious food for an active, healthy life. (from http://www.fns.usda.gov/fsec/ accessed 4/22/2011)
Preferred term Food Security
Entry term(s) Security, Food



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