Force-fed folic: a fiendish plot to nobble the All Blacks?

July 9, 2009

Alf either must emigrate, drop bread from his diet or get The Missus to bake the household bread from now on. Or he could bite the bullet, so to speak, do the Green thing and put organic bread on his diet.

He is chewing over his options on being advised the Government is pushing ahead with the mandatory fortification of bread with folic acid, despite harbouring health concerns over the practice.

Food Safety Minister Kate Wilkinson said yesterday that from September bakers will be required by law to add folic acid to bread under the new New Zealand-Australia food standard.
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