Mandatory folate fortification - will benefits outweigh risks?

Lawrence, Mark 2006, Mandatory folate fortification - will benefits outweigh risks?, Nutridate, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 4-5.


Title Mandatory folate fortification - will benefits outweigh risks?
Author(s) Lawrence, Mark
Journal name Nutridate
Volume number 17
Issue number 3
Start page 4
End page 5
Publisher Warrigal Publication
Place of publication Fitzroy, Vic.
Publication date 2006-07
ISSN 1320-9701
Summary The article considers the concerns raised about the implementation of mandatory food fortification in Australia. Mandatory food fortification, the compulsory addition of nutrients to food products, is a powerful policy approach for public health nutrition. The danger in exposing every Australians to increased amounts of nutrients is discussed. Mandate folate fortification is being assessed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand due to the increased cases of neural tube defects in Australia.
Language eng
Field of Research 111199 Nutrition and Dietetics not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30013348

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
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