THE NEWS IN PROPORTION
18 JULY 2019

Pass the (iodised) salt, please

The central government's decision to reintroduce the ban on non-iodised salt raised a controversy. For a lay person, it is difficult to see which side makes more sense – the one taken by protagonists of the ban, who include India's topmost experts on iodine deficiency, or that of the opponents. Darryl D'Monte looks into the arguments.