Date lodged: 30 May 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made toward the compulsory fortification of flour with folic acid.
Answered by: Aileen Campbell 6 June 2017
As part of their remit, Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is currently considering the scientific and regulatory aspects of mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid. FSS will provide further advice to Ministers on this important issue later this year.