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Government seeks views on mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid

The UK government has launched a consultation on its proposal to make the fortification of flour with folic acid mandatory.

Folic acid in flour could have ‘major implications’

Fortifying flour with folic acid could have major implications for bakers, according to Scottish Bakers.

Folic acid “not a bakery issue” says Scottish Bakers

The Scottish government has backed mandatory fortification of flour, but industry association Scottish Bakers had said folic acid is a medical issue, not a bakery one. 

Frustrated Scotland considers folic acid legislation

Scotland is considering introducing mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid in an effort to reduce the number of children born with birth defects.

Folic acid must be added to flour, say experts

UK experts are calling for the fortification of folic acid to be made mandatory in order to reduce serious birth defects.

Folic acid decision delayed

The government will delay its decision to reintroduce folic acid into flour until 2015.

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