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Review of Grain Fortification Legislation, Standards, and Monitoring Documents

Publication Details

Authors: Kristin J. Marks, Corey L. Luthringer, Laird J. Ruth, Laura A. Rowe, Noor A. Khan, Luz Maria De-Regil, Ximena Lopez and Helena Pachon
Publication date: June 27, 2018
Source: Global Health: Science and Practice: Volume 6 (2)


The purpose of this study is to provide a conclusive review of mandatory cereal grain fortification legislation, including standards and monitoring.

A total of 72 reviews were conducted, which represented 84 country-grain combinations. Documents reviewed included legislation, statutory instruments, standards, technical regulations and specifications, and monitoring guidelines.

As a result of the study, a checklist of 44 criteria has been created to as a guide to fortification legislation to improve future program development.



Fortification, Global, Guidelines, Monitoring and Evaluation, Reports and Best Practices