Enrich bread with folic acid

Bread and breakfast cereals should be enriched with folic acid, the health council said on Thursday.

The measure is necessary to reduce the number of babies born with spina bifida, the council says. Folic acid supplements are already recommended to women trying to become pregnant.

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