Food fortification necessary to overcome nutritional deficiency : Dr Irfanullah.

PESHAWAR -- Programme Manager National Food Fortification Dr Irfanullah has called for implementation of food fortification programme in letter and spirit to overcome the food shortage.

Addressing a meeting of the central executive committee of the Pakistan Flour Mills Association and National Food Fortification Programme organized by Nutrition International, he said the programme was of great importance to address the issue of nutritional deficiency in mothers and infants.

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman PFMA KP Muhammad Iqbal said that the fortification of staple food such as oil, ghee, and flour would help the government to address and alleviate nutritional deficiencies, especially in mothers and infants.

He appreciated the proactive role of the Food Authority in the food fortification program and Nutrition...

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