June 2011: Lancet study finds mild iodine deficiency in UK schoolgirls

On 2 June 2011, Dr Vanderpump and Professor Lazarus published their study that showed milk iodine deficiency in UK schoolgirls (14-15 years). That resulted in a number of median reports of the study:

BBC News Worrying levels of iodine deficiency in the UK

The Independent Babies at risk as girls fail to get enough iodine”

Daily MailGirls’ lack of iodine ‘could harm babies’ (and it’s due to a lack of milk)” 

NHS ChoicesConcern over iodine levels in UK girls”