Folic acid fortification of foods may reduce the incidence of the most common type of kidney cancer and a type of brain tumors in children, according to new research from Washington University and the...

Health groups in Australia will be watching with interest to see if New Zealand buckles under recent pressures to implement mandatory addition of folic acid to flour products. Australia agreed to the mandatory...

A study in the Medical Journal of Australia shows that blood folate levels have significantly improved since the introduction of mandatory fortification of bread flour with folic acid in 2009. The news...