Action - GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q35) - Other food fortification - All population groups

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q35)

Programme description

These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the 2nd WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017 module on actions related to vitamin and mineral nutrition. More actions and programmes can be accessed through the country page.

Programme type

References

WHO (2018) Global Nutrition Policy Review. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition

http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrevi...

The Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016–2017 is the report of the second comprehensive analysis of nutrition-related policy environment, coordination mechanisms, available capacities and actions being taken in 176 Member States (91%) and one area which responded to the survey carried out between July 2016 and December 2017.

Target group: 
All population groups
Implementation details : 

Simulated meat products, simulated poultry meat products, meat product extenders and poultry product extenders must be fortified with thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine, d-pantothenic acid, folic acid, vitamin B12, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, copper, amino acids - histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, valine. Products simulating whole egg must be fortifed with vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin or niacinamide, vitamin B6, d-pantothenic acid, folic acid, vitamin B12, alpha-tocopherol, calcium, iron, zinc, potassium.

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