Grains fermented with Propionibacterium freudenreichii – the bacteria usually used as a ripening culture in Swiss-type cheese -- have enough vitamin B12 to be nutritionally significant and could potentially be cheaper than fortification, according to...
The number of countries requiring wheat flour to be fortified -
primarily with folic acid - has increased from 33 to 54 in the last
three years, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and
UK health ministers have asked the Food Standards Agency to take
another look at studies on folic acid fortification and colorectal
cancer risk before making a decision on mandatory fortification of
some food products.
The board of the UK's Food Standards Agency yesterday gave the
go-ahead for the recommendation on mandatory folic acid
fortification be made to health ministers, but it remains unclear
whether the nutrient will be added to flour...