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Evaluation of Food Fortification with Folic Acid for the Primary Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

Creator: Public Health Agency of Canada

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition/Obesity/Body Mass

Date: 1997-2003



A comprehensive evaluation of food fortification with folic acid for the primary prevention of neural tube defects is a population-based study designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the public healthstrategy of food fortification with folic acid and todetermine possible adverse effects resulting fromfortification. Information on study methodology is available in the report.

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