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30. August 2021
August 2021 The fight to protect children’s brains by adding iodine to...
03. June 2021
June 2021 Estimates suggest that up to 50% of infants in Europe are at risk of being...
03. March 2021
March 2021 The work of making sure that salt is iodized forever is continuous, and...


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New: Program guidance

The use of iodized salt in processed foods is becoming increasingly important as diets change and people consume less household salt. The guidance helps countries to assess the contribution of iodized salt in processed foods to population iodine status, and whether action is needed to achieve or sustain this.

Latest News

16. June 2021

Bangladesh parliament passes new legislation on salt iodization

Under the proposed law, a 14-member national salt committee -- with the industries secretary as its chairman -- will be...

15. February 2021

Journal of Nutrition supplement released

The Double-Fortified Salt (Iodized Salt with Iron) Consultation: A Process for Developing Evidence-Based Consideration...

Spotlight

Estimating the Impact of USI Programs on Clinical IDD
Push to increase the supply and availability of iodized salt in the UK. A joint initiative of British Salt, British Thyroid Foundation, UK Iodine Group and the Iodine Global Network.
Guidance on the Monitoring of Salt Iodization Programmes and Determination of Population Iodine Status.