Fighting Malnutrition With Rice Fortification in India

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Fighting Malnutrition With 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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Abbott and PATH Fight Malnutrition with a Better Fortified Rice
Many people around the world rely on rice as a staple food. But rice can leave a lot to be desired as a complete food – it contains very little in the way of essential vitamins and minerals, including iron. This lack of nutrients contributes to high rates of anemia and children who are underweight and behind in their physical development. To combat this problem, Abbott nutrition...
Aug 15, 2018 8:05 AM ET
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