Nutrition strategy and research

Find out about MPI's Nutrition Strategy and research projects intended to improve the safety and suitability of the food supply.

Nutrition Strategy

A high-level strategy document describing MPI's growing role in the area of nutrition, including priority work programmes.

Nutrition Strategy 2009–12 [PDF, 231 KB]

Research projects

Awareness and knowledge of Folate and Folic Acid - A survey of NZ women of child-bearing age - March-2011.pdf

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Technical paper

Determination of vitamin D in foods: Current knowledge and data gaps

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Technical paper

Dietary iodine intake of New Zealand children following fortification of bread with iodine

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Technical paper

Fortification overages of the food supply - Folate - FW08030

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Fortification overages of the food supply - Folate and Iron

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Fortification overages of the food supply - Vitamin A Vitamin D and Calcium

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Fortification overages of the food supply — Vitamin C, zinc and selenium

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Information sources and practices — Preparation of powdered infant formula in New Zealand - Qualitative Research

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Levels of Iodine in NZ retail salt - FW09060

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Mandatory iodine fortification in New Zealand: Supplement to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2016 report - Monitoring the health impacts of mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification

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Technical paper

Scientific Interpretive summary

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Sodium and Iodine in bread final - FW0917

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Sodium and its effects on food safety and human health

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Discussion paper

Survey of salt in processed foods - FW0601

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Technological issues with Iodine fortification of foods

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