Looks like the real solution to the Vit A. problem is education (or
stopping the de-education against traditional diets in favor of western
foods) and using existing IRRI plant varities if needed.
This looks like "a solution in search of a problem" try to justify it's
existence and an "apple pie and motherhood" front project that may help
legitimize the capital investment of stockholders in the private sector.
>>Part of the problem is that people are simply not eating the
>>vegetable sources of vitamin A.
IRRI has several varieties of rice,
>which even now are higher in corrinoid/carotinoid content than the
>rice from zurich-reckenholz.
there are more or less large amounts of
>carotinoids/corrinoids (the precursors of vitamin a) in EVERY
>green, yellow and red fruit and vegetable. why then do people in
>these countries suffer from a deficiency in vitamin a ?
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