Globally, wheat flour fortification and salt iodization have achieved remarkable public health benefits. Government-led coordination mechanisms and national public-private partnerships underpin successful programs. Mandatory legislation and evidence-based fortification standards are necessary to achieve a public health benefit; however, the legislation needs to be accompanied by adequate regulatory monitoring. Industry consolidation is a key driver of success. Targeted communication is important, but cannot replace regulatory monitoring in the context of mandatory legislation.
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