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April 21, 2009 - Press Release
Helen Keller International and Partners Celebrate Political Commitment to Food Fortification in Senegal.

Dakar, Senegal – A micronutrient initiative established by Helen Keller International (HKI) and partners has resulted in new legislation that requires flour and oil to be fortified with essential vitamins.  This decision is a critical step in the history of food fortification in Senegal and reflects a full political commitment to one of the most cost-effective strategies for sustainable control of iron and vitamin A deficiencies among vulnerable groups.

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