Local Production and Provision of Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (Rutf) Spread for the Treatment of Severe Childhood Malnutrition

@article{Manary2006LocalPA,
  title={Local Production and Provision of Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (Rutf) Spread for the Treatment of Severe Childhood Malnutrition},
  author={M. Manary},
  journal={Food and Nutrition Bulletin},
  year={2006},
  volume={27},
  pages={S83 - S89}
}
  • M. Manary
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Food and Nutrition Bulletin
Background Ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) spread has been shown to be very effective in the rehabilitation of severely malnourished children and facilitates home-based therapy of these children. Objective To describe how RUTF spread can be manufactured on a variety of production scales. Principles of production RUTF spread is an edible lipid-based paste that is energy dense, resists bacterial contamination, and requires no cooking. The primary production principles include grinding all… Expand
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