Did you know what RUTF means?

RUTF (Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food) is a vitamin and mineral fortified peanut paste mixed with dry milk products. It has been heralded by Doctors Without Borders as a miracle cure for children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition.  These are children whose … Continue reading

RUTF in Burundi: Food for Famine Society donates RUTF to Burundi via World Vision

— June 2012 — Food For Famine Society purchased Plumpy Nut, a RUTF product for children suffering for severe malnutrition, to be shipped to Burundi via World Vision Canada. Plumpy Nut is supporting the scale up of FARN and CMAM … Continue reading

Kenya: A mother says, Plumpy’nut is her daughter’s life

For children like Janet, were it not for a ready to use therapeutic food known as Plumpy’nut, a peanut like paste fortified with proteins and vitamins, they probably would not be alive today. Janet has been battling acute malnutrition, but … Continue reading