The west's peanut butter bias chokes Haiti's attempts to feed itself


Image: Haitian children are checked by health agents for signs of malnutrition. Photograph: MFK

theguardian.com - July 10th, 2014 - Rashmee Roshan Lall

Bedline is 17 months and weighs just 5.3kg. She lies feverish and quiet in her grandmother's arms, eyes glazed, her pale blue nylon frock hanging off thin shoulders.

Nearly 30 toddlers and their carers are crammed into the airless room at a makeshift malnutrition clinic atop a hill in Bahon, northern Haiti.

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