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Use of packed ‘therapeutic’ food in malnutrition projects flayed


The Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), the economic wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), has urged the government about the current focus on ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) to tackle malnutrition.  It is a cause of concern, especially given that local solutions for malnutrition are locally available.  They also mention that  this strategy would “will satisfy the ‘hungry for profits’ food industry and not our children who need real food.”

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