Home > Diet and nutrition > Food Security Food Security All sections in Diet and Nutrition » Beverages » Healthy Diets » Healthy foods » Nutrition Basics » The Immune System » Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements » Weight loss » Diet and Nutrition News » Food Safety Diet and nutrition News 5 tips for eating healthier during the coronavirus lockdown Stress and uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic might bring our worst eating habits to the surface. But there are ways to maintain a balanced diet at home with what you have in your pantry or freezer. More in Diet and nutrition News Want your kids to eat veggies? Both parents must set example How millennials' notions about food are changing the entire system What makes your food so attractive to seagulls? More evidence that ditching red meat is good for your heart Food Security Ancient people possibly ate one another An interesting discovery shows signs of cannibalistic rituals a long time ago. But why does it happen? See all Food Security » Food Security 1 billion hungry worldwide The number of hungry people in the world could soon hit a record 1 billion, despite a recent drop in food prices, the UN food aid organisation said. See all Food Security » Food Security Contaminated food: 300 hospitalised Over 300 pupils were taken to hospital after eating contaminated food at the Onkgopotse Tiro school outside Mafikeng in the North-West, the SABC reported on Wednesday. See all Food Security » Food Security SA foods almost melamine-free Only one out of 19 foodstuffs tested by the National Consumer Forum contained traces of the chemical melamine, the SABC reported on Thursday. See all Food Security » Take action Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting Food Security Millions in Europe undernourished Loss of appetite among the sick and elderly has resulted in a phenomenon that has shocked the wealthy EU: more than 30 million people are undernourished. See all Food Security » Food Security China food security still 'grim' China said food security remains grim after a series of health scandals, the most recent being tainted milk formula which killed at least six toddlers and sickened almost 300 000. See all Food Security » Food Security Comment on SA's melamine regulations Draft legislation on melamine and foodstuffs regulation is now available for public comment, the health ministry said. See all Food Security » Food Security 40% of food tainted in Bangladesh The world may be focused on the contaminated milk crisis in China, but for people in Bangladesh, tainted food is nothing new and experts estimate 40% of food has deadly chemicals. See all Food Security » advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.