Common salt fortified with iron and iodine was found to be acceptable to various communities. Consumption of Double fortified salt was associated with improvement in Haemoglobin status and a reduction in the prevalence of anemia and goiter in the community.
The product under the Brand name of “HEALTH SALT” has been tested at National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad under ICMR, New Delhi and also by Food and Nutrition Board laboratory under Women & Child Development Department of Government of India. The product contains IRON from 850 – 1100 PPM and IODINE above 30 PPM when packed. The stability of iodine has also been tested by ICCIDD (International Council for control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders) laboratory, New Delhi and confirms to the specification. The Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) has also approved and certified the product’s Quality Standard. Food Safety and standards Authority of India under Ministry of health & Family Welfare, Government of Indis has also approved the product and has issued license to manufacture the product.