ALLFood FortificationFood Quality and SafetyBiofortificationNutritional StatusFood Testing Read the story Bariatric Surgery Does Not Appear to Affect Women's Breast Milk Composition A new study, published in The Journal of Nutrition, examines how bariatric surgery affects breast milk concentration. Read the story Readiness of National Labs to Test Fortified Foods and Accuracy of Their Results Study on the analytical capability and readiness of selected laboratories to analyze fortified food – a quick look into key learnings and recommendations Read the story BioAnalyt in Banjul, Gambia: Supporting Implementation of Bio- and Food Fortification Programs BioAnalyt’s Technical Director, Holly McKee, will hold a week-long training (7-11 May, 2018) in Banjul, Gambia with support from Food and Agriculture Organization. Read the story Rice Fortification: A New Method to Measure Vitamin A BioAnalyt partnered with DSM to develop a simple method for testing fortified rice Read the story Improved Method: Measure Iron EDTA Faster in Flour with iCheck Iron BioAnalyt partnered with AkzoNobel to develop an improved and faster reagent mix for measuring NaFeEDTA with iCheck Iron. Read the story Mapping the Coverage of Food Fortification Locally Assessing a program’s coverage is a recurring challenge for organizations, who are often beleaguered by small sample sizes, geographical limitations and high laboratory costs. Read the story Proving the Effect of Micronutrient-Rich Meals on Maternal Health in Vietnam Low birth weight and preterm birth are concerns for rural farming women in Vietnam, who are often affected by undernutrition. Read the story Coverage as the Royal Road to Impact An interview with Mark Myatt and Grant Aaron, who have developed tools to assist fortification stakeholders with program coverage assessments. Read the story Does Stomach-Size Reducing Surgery in Obese Women Affect the Quality of Breast Milk? Obese women often do not breastfeed due to fear that their breast milk is of inadequate quality. Read the story Technical Know-How and Training of Stakeholders are Key to Effective Food Fortification To ensure that food fortification is effective, technical know-how of the processes is a must for both industry and government. Read the story What's My Status? How engaging 4,000 households in a nutrition survey encourages behavior change. Read the story When it Comes to Measurement, Defining Uncertainty = Increased Confidence in Results How reliable is a measurement result? In this technical update, we summarize information on the most common indicator of reliability: measurement uncertainty.