Science Media Centre

Science Media Centre

Expert Reactions

Folic acid sparks debate among scientists

Peter Griffin posted in on May 18th, 2009.

Concerns have been expressed about the possible negative effects of folic acid fortification, especially for those who are deficient in vitamin B12. An article in the Herald on Sunday yesterday highlights concerns about this standard. Here in New Zealand, the standard was passed recently requiring all bread manufacturers to fortify bread with folic acid by […]

Copyright 2017 Science Media Centre (New Zealand)

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy