FSSAI has set up a new Scientific Panel on Food Fortification and Nutrition to address issues related to fortification of food.
According to a recent survey, no more than 12 per cent of beverages and 16 per cent of foods sold by nine leading Indian food and beverage companies were of "high nutritional quality".
Big food companies like Cargill, Future group and Tata Global Beverages have shown interest in launching fortified food items to fight malnutrition.
The scientists have come out with a new strategy to fortify staple foods with vital nutrients like iron and vitamin A, by encapsulating them in a biocompatible polymer BMC, which can prevent the loss of ...
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