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Food fortification politics: the actors, activities, and agendas

Mark Lawrence

in Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Food fortification is an especially political public health intervention. It is associated with a diversity of conceptual, vested interest, and technical challenges. This chapter outlines the ... More


Introduction

Mark Lawrence

in Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The book’s introduction provides a description of food fortification and outlines the research approach that was undertaken to investigate this technology. Food fortification, the addition of one or ... More


Insights for food fortification and public health

Mark Lawrence

in Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In this chapter, the findings from all three case studies are combined to provide a coherent assessment and analysis of mandatory food fortification. The collective case study assessment findings ... More


Conclusion

Mark Lawrence

in Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The book’s conclusion presents the research investigation’s lessons for food fortification policy and practice. Mandatory food fortification is a recommended intervention for those public health ... More


Food fortification evidence and ethics

Mark Lawrence

in Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Food fortification activities operate to the primary food regulation objective of protecting public health and safety. This chapter explains that in practice the objective has not been clearly ... More


Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Mark Lawrence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This research book presents a critical analysis of mandatory food fortification as a technology for protecting and promoting public health. Increasing numbers of foods fortified with novel amounts ... More


A view to the future

Mark Lawrence

in Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There are clear signs that the number of mandatory food fortification interventions and their coverage are set to expand into the future. These signs include the consolidation of current ... More


Building a Healthy Indonesia with Flour, MSG, and Instant Noodles

Aya Hirata Kimura

in Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses Indonesia's mandatory implementation of food fortification particularly on wheat flour. This wheat flour fortification policy was a huge victory for micronutrient advocates, ... More


Solving Hidden Hunger with Fortified Food

Aya Hirata Kimura

in Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses the popularity of fortified food—food enriched with micronutrients—during the 1990s. In particular, it addresses two important factors behind the fortification boom. The first ... More


Investigating food fortification

Mark Lawrence

in Food Fortification: The evidence, ethics, and politics of adding nutrients to food

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691975
eISBN:
9780191748806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691975.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the case study research design and methods that were undertaken for the research presented in this book. The research design for this investigation was a single case study ... More


The Impact of Improved Nutrition on Disease Prevention

Richard D. Semba

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the 20th century, major progress was made in the near elimination of many nutritional deficiencies disorders in the United States such as rickets, pellagra, iodine deficiency, infantile scurvy, ... More


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