Abbott and PATH Fight Malnutrition with a Better Fortified Rice

Abbott, PATH scientists team up to make not just better rice. It’s Ultra Rice. It’s feeding half a million kids, every day.
Aug 15, 2018 9:05 AM ET

Abbott and PATH help fight malnutrition with a better fortified rice

Many people around the world rely on rice as a staple food. But rice can leave a lot to be desired as a complete food – it contains very little in the way of essential vitamins and minerals, including iron. This lack of nutrients contributes to high rates of anemia and children who are underweight and behind in their physical development.

To combat this problem, Abbott nutrition scientists collaborated with PATH to help create a better fortified rice, which is now helping a half million children in India. . For more information: