Quiz: 5 Myths About Food Security

How much do you know about food security? Test your knowledge by taking our quiz, and learn about some common myths and misconceptions. How did you do? Share your results on social media, and challenge your friends and family to take it, too.

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Food security is a rapidly growing concern around the world. 

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), global hunger rose by nearly 120 million people in 2020, bringing the total to just under 800 million. That number represents the highest peak since 2006.

The number of people facing food insecurity globally also rose by 318 million in 2020, bringing the total to 2.38 billion people making compromises about food quantity or quality. In Latin America and the Caribbean, that meant a 9% increase in food insecurity compared to the 1.1% increase in North America and Europe. 

With these facts in mind, take our quiz to learn about a few common myths and surprising misconceptions regarding food security – and what you can do to help. 

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