Preventing Malnutrition By Building New Markets for Rice Fortification in India

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Preventing Malnutrition By Building New Markets for Rice Fortification in India

PATH, Abbott and the Abbott Fund are combining their scientific expertise and resources to address malnutrition by advancing the rice fortification market in India.  The initiative is focused on enhancing PATH’s Ultra Rice technology, sharing manufacturing and quality assurance expertise with local rice millers, and building local capacity and development for sustainability. The partnership will seek to initially benefit 500,000 people through India's public-sector food distribution programs, with the longer-term goal of expanding the broader market for fortified rice.

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PATH, Abbott and the Abbott Fund Form Innovative Partnership to Prevent Malnutrition
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Mumbai and New Delhi, India — November 3, 2011 — PATH, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and the Abbott Fund today announced a partnership to address malnutrition by advancing the rice fortification market in India. Currently, 200 million people suffer from hunger and...
Nov 3, 2011 8:00 AM ET

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