The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the standards of identity for several enriched grain products and, by cross-reference, the standards of identity for enriched bromated flour, enriched vegetable macaroni, and enriched vegetable noodle products, to require the addition of folic acid. The agency is requiring that these products be fortified with folic acid at levels ranging from 0.43 milligrams (mg) to 1.4 mg per pound (mg/lb) or 95 micrograms (
Agency Contact: Felicia B. Satchell, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-158), Food and Drug Administration, 200 C St. SW., Washington, DC 20204, 202-205-5099.
This rule is final. Its effective date is January 1, 1998.