American Society for Nutrition


07 June 2019 - 11 June 2019


Location: Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Region: Americas


The American Society for Nutrition meeting will include two poster sessions and a symposium related to grain fortification.

Saturday, 8 June, 12 to 1 p.m., poster board 32: Potential dietary contributions from rice and wheat flour fortification in the Solomon Islands: Results from the 2012-2013 Household Income and Expenditure Survey.

Sunday, 9 June, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m., poster board 66: National wheat and maize flour standards and their comparison with international guidelines in countries with mandatory fortification.

Monday, 10 June, 8 to 10 a.m. in Ballroom III: FFI Senior Nutrition Scientist Helena Pachón will chair the symposium titled "What can be done to deliver more micronutrients to those who need it?"

Presenters, their professional organizations, and their topics are:

Saskia Osendarp, Micronutrient Forum - Micronutrient Status Globally: What nutrients are most limiting and where

Dipika Matthias, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation -Programmatic innovations to reach more of the population with adequately fortified food

Howarth Bouis, HarvestPlus - Biofortification: How to reach 1 billion consumers with micronurtrient-dense crops

Gerald C. Nelson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - Dietary diversity: Changes needed to food production practices to address the perils of climate change

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Contact Information

Helena Pachón