Biofortified tortillas to provide micronutrients in Latin America

by Fabiola Ortiz

KIGALI, Apr 17 2014 (IPS) – Latin America is one of the regions in the world suffering from “hidden hunger” – a chronic lack of the micronutrients needed to ward off problems like anaemia, blindness, impaired immune systems, and stunted growth.Brazil is heading up a food biofortification effort in the region to turn this situation around.