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Norms for Fortified Rice

  Oct 16, 2021

Norms for Fortified Rice

Q Why is it in News  ?

A Days after the Prime Minister’s announcement of a rice fortification plan, the Centre has issued “uniform” parameters for fortified rice kernels (FRK) for grade ‘A’ and common rice.

Q What is Fortification?

Q What is Fortified Rice?

Q What is rice fortification plan?

Q What are the norms announced?

A

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) sets standards for food items in the country.

Q What is the plan announced by the PM?

A

Q Why such a move?

A

Q What are the advantages offered by fortification ?

Q What are issues with fortified food ?

A