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Flour: Folic Acid

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 148225, tabled on 28 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the Government's timetable is for proceeding with folic acid fortification of staple foods to prevent neural tube defects.

Answered on

31 March 2022

As part of the Bread and Flour Regulations review, we will consult on updated regulations and an impact assessment once the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections have concluded.

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