60 Minutes: Ready to Use Therapeutic Food

In 2007, Anderson Cooper, of the CBS news show 60 Minutes, reported on the nutritional breakthrough of ready-to-use-therapeutic food (RUTF). As Mr. Cooper reported, RUTF is a ready-to-eat, vitamin-enriched concoction, with peanut butter as its base, may be the most important advance ever to cure and prevent malnutrition. (CBS) This segment was originally broadcast on Oct. 21, 2007. It was updated on June 20, 2008.