• USA Rice Hosts Workshop on Fortified Rice

    Oct 22, 2015
    Yesterday, USA Rice hosted a fortified rice workshop here for more than 30 private voluntary organizations (PVOs), government agencies, USA Rice members, and other interested parties. Both the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) provided information on micronutrient fortification and the promising future for fortified rice in U.S. government feeding programs. Fortified rice provides eight essential micronutrients that can help growing, hungry children become healthier.
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