"You don't need a silver fork to eat good food" - American chef Paul Prudhomme
All people should have physical and economic access to enough nutritious, culturally appropriate, safe food to allow them to lead healthy and active lives.
With global warming, droughts and the inevitable rise in the cost of all fuels, food is becoming more expensive in Western Australia.
The Greens (WA) believe that prime agricultural land should be protected to ensure food security and that food production should be as sustainable as possible.
Labelling of food products should be truthful and comprehensive so that consumers have enough information to enable them to make informed choices about food purchases.
It is also important for responsible marketing of food, including the phase out of junk food advertising on children's TV programs and other children's media such as video games and children's internet sites.
Lynn and the Greens will support legislation and actions that: