Q. Which of the following product is/are getting fortified in India at present?
1. Edible Oil
2. Fruits
3. Rice
4. Wheat
5. Vegetables
6. Milk
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.

[A] 1, 3 and 6 only

[B] 2, 3, 4 and 6 only

[C] 1, 3, 4 and 6 only

[D] 2, 5 and 6 only

Answer: C

A group of health experts in India have raised concerns about the country’s strategy to fight malnutrition through food fortification. They argued for “extreme caution” in implementing new chemical interventions to address micronutrient deficiencies. 

Currently government is promoting fortification in following 5 food items: 

  • Rice, salt, edible oil, milk and wheat. 

Read more: Food Fortification in India