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NZ baking industry to add folic acid to bread


August 26, 2009
By Stuff.co.nz


Aug. 26, 2009 – The New Zealand baking industry will move toward voluntarily fortifying a wider
range of breads with folic acid, and supports a targeted marketing
campaign for pregnant women, Association of Bakers president Laurie
Powell says.


Aug. 26, 2009 – The New Zealand baking industry will move toward voluntarily fortifying a wider
range of breads with folic acid, and supports a targeted marketing
campaign for pregnant women, Association of Bakers president Laurie
Powell says.

The industry held a summit on the issue of fortification on Monday,
ahead of the government's expected announcement on Thursday that it
will delay a requirement for bakers to add folic acid to bread.
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