Goal one of the United Nations MDGs is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. But general hunger and food insecurity continues and much work needs to be done in order to achieve this goal. This issue of Just Change explores various food-related issues to provide a powerful insight to global food issues. Featured articles include 'Famine: Who or What Really Caused Famine?'; Maori Development and Access to Food; and 'When Cheap Food Only Makes People Hungrier'.