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Caption for March 2018 AgResearch magazine article, "What Do We Eat in America?" Folate fortification of breads, cereals, and other grain products reduced the rate of neural tube defects in newborns by 25 to 30 percent.

Caption for June 1997 AgResearch magazine article, "Foods To Be Fortified With Folic Acid." Beginning in January 1998, the B vitamin folic acid will be added to enriched bread, flour, cornmeal, rice, pasta, and other products, according to a 1996 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation.


Photo by Scott Bauer.


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