The Story of Folic Acid Fortification (6:37)

The Story of Folic Acid Fortification

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The video documents the compelling story of how Folic Acid fortification has become a staple in the lives of women of child-bearing age everywhere to protect their babies from developing major birth defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly that are either fatal or have serious, long-term consequences for the child. The documentary short chronicles how spina bifida F could be the next major health problem eradicated after smallpox and polio.

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