Ministry for Primary Industries (2012) Voluntary Folic Acid Fortification: Monitoring and Evaluation Report. Wellington: Ministry for Primary Industries.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (2007) Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 93. Canberra: FSANZ.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (2007) First Review Report – Proposal P295: Consideration of Mandatory Fortification with Folic Acid. Canberra: FSANZ.
Ministry for Primary Industries (2012) The Future of Folic Acid Fortification of Bread in New Zealand. Wellington: Ministry for Primary Industries.
Bradbury, KE, Williams, SM, Mann, JI
et al. (2012) Estimation of serum and erythrocyte folate concentrations in the New Zealand adult population within a background of voluntary folic fcid fortification. J Nutr
Bradbury, KE, Williams, SM, Green, TJ
et al. (2012) Differences in erythrocyte folate concentrations in older adults reached steady-state within one year in a two-year, controlled, 1 mg/d folate supplementation trial. J Nutr
University of Otago & Ministry of Health (2011) Methodology Report for the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
Dillman, D, Smyth, J & Christian, L (2009) Internet, Mail, and Mixed-Mode Surveys: The Tailored Design Method, 3rd ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
O’Broin, S & Kelleher, B (1992) Microbiological assay on microtitre plates of folate in serum and red cells. J Clin Pathol
Herbert, V (1967) Biochemical and hematologic lesions in folic acid deficiency. Am J Clin Nutr
Institute of Medicine (2000)
Dietary Reference Intakes for Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B
, Folate, Vitamin B
, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, and Choline
. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
Gibson, R (2005) Assessment of folate and vitamin B12 status. In Principles of Nutritional Assessment, 2nd ed., pp. 595–640. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Pfeiffer, CM, Hughes, JP, Lacher, DA
et al. (2012) Estimation of trends in serum and RBC folate in the US population from pre- to postfortification using assay-adjusted data from the NHANES 1988–2010. J Nutr
Daly, LE, Kirke, PN, Molloy, A
et al. (1995) Folate levels and neural tube defects. Implications for prevention. JAMA
Wald, N, Law, M, Morris, J & Wald, D (2001) Quantifying the effect of folic acid. Lancet
Abdollahi, Z, Elmadfa, I, Djazayery, A
et al. (2011) Efficacy of flour fortification with folic acid in women of childbearing age in Iran. Ann Nutr Metab
Liu, S, West, R, Randell, E
et al. (2004) A comprehensive evaluation of food fortification with folic acid for the primary prevention of neural tube defects. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth
Chen, LT & Rivera, MA (2004) The Costa Rican experience: reduction of neural tube defects following food fortification programs. Nutr Rev
62, 6 Pt 2, S40–S43.
Hertrampf, E, Cortes, F, Erickson, JD
et al. (2003) Consumption of folic acid-fortified bread improves folate status in women of reproductive age in Chile. J Nutr
Hertrampf, E & Cortes, F (2004) Folic acid fortification of wheat flour: Chile. Nutr Rev
62, 6 Pt 2, S44–S48.
Öhrvik, V, Öhrvik, H, Tallkvist, J
et al. (2010) Folates in bread: retention during bread-making and in vitro bioaccessibility. Eur J Nutr