IPH response to the consultation on fortification of flour with folic acid in Northern Ireland
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In August 2023 the Institute responded to the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) consultation on Northern Ireland’s ‘Bread and Flour’ regulations

The consultation followed an announcement in 2021 by the the UK government to fortify flour with folic acid.

The consultation report for ‘Amending the Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 and the Bread and Flour Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998’ is awaited and will be published on the Food Standards Agency website: Consultation on Amending the Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 and the Bread and Flour Regulations (Northern Ireland 1998) | Food Standards Agency

 

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