Global regulatory framework for production and marketing of crops biofortified with vitamins and minerals

@article{Mejia2017GlobalRF,
  title={Global regulatory framework for production and marketing of crops biofortified with vitamins and minerals},
  author={Luis A. Mejia and Omar G. Dary and Hala Boukerdenna},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={1390}
}
Biofortification of crops is being introduced in several countries as a strategy to reduce micronutrient deficiencies. Biofortified products, with increased contents of micronutrients, are currently produced by conventional plant breeding, genetic modification, or nutrient‐enhanced fertilization. Corn, rice, wheat, beans, pearl millet, sweet potato, and cassava have been biofortified with increased contents of provitamin A carotenoids, iron, or zinc. However, regulatory considerations are rare… 

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