COVID-19 and Fortification

09 June 2020

More than ever, food fortification with iron, folic acid, zinc, and other essential nutrients is a life-saving intervention vital to reducing the risk of malnutrition—before, during, and after pandemics.

To prevent a rise in malnutrition as a result of the pandemic, countries need to maintain food systems and support large-scale interventions like the fortification of staple foods. The frontline of every country’s health system are the immune systems of its people.

To learn more, check out FFI's COVID-19 and Fortification fact sheets:


COVID-19 and Fortification


A Guide for Governments


Other COVID-19 Resources: