Nutrition

Salt as a vehicle for fortification

Report of a WHO Expert Consultation, 21-22 March 2007, Luxembourg

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 27
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 159678 7

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Overview

This is a report of a WHO Expert Consultation on salt as a vehicle for fortification. The report presents results of discussions on how to reconcile the policy of reducing salt consumption to prevent chronic diseases and the policy of universal salt iodization (USI) to eliminate iodine deficiency.