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Emory University-Woodruff Health Sciences Center: Corn Masa Flour Manufacturers Come Up Short in Delivering Critical Folic Acid

Jun 08, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSmedicalresearch] -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release:

Women of reproductive age in the U.S. who regularly consume corn masa flour products, such as corn tortillas, may have a folate deficiency.

The Food Fortification Initiative based at the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, recently conducted a nationwide survey using a social media campaign (#FindFolicAcid) to evaluate the impact of a 2016 U.S. Food and Drug Adm...