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Flour: Folic Acid

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 148227, tabled on 28 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government plans to introduce folic acid fortification of grains and staple foods at the recommended level of 1mg/100g, 10 ppm.

Answered on

31 March 2022

The level of folic acid to be added to non-wholewheat flour is being consulted on as part of the Bread and Flour Regulations review. A final decision on the required level of fortification will follow consideration of the consultation responses alongside advice from relevant expert committees.

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