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NZ Herald: Study calls into question Govt’s folic-acid block

Peter Griffin posted in on October 23rd, 2009.

Martin Johnston of the New Zealand Herald writes about new research which puts to rest fears about a relationship between folic acid and cancer. The issue of mandatory folic acid fortification sparked intense public debate earlier this year, with the end result being a deferment of the issue until 2012. The research’s findings have prompted […]

TVNZ/NZPA: Australia shifts to compulsory folic acid in bread

Peter Griffin posted in on September 11th, 2009.

The NZPA reports that folic acid fortification of bread in Australia becomes compulsory this week.  The subject provoked a public furor when discussed in New Zealand earlier this year. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The previous Labour government was set to have the rule implemented this year, but National wasn’t so keen on the […]

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