Peanut Paste Saves Starving African Children

It seems underwhelming in its plastic silver package, but Plumpy'nut, the peanut-based therapeutic food paste, is more than enough for hundreds of thousands of malnourished children. Plumpy'nut, generically known as ready to use therapeutic food, or RUTF, is the invention of André Briend, a French pediatric nutritionist currently working with the World Health Organization. For years, powdered milk laden with vitamins had been a solution to malnutrition. But preparing the milk required...Full Story
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