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The charity ‘Shine’ responds to fortification news

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Following an article that appeared on the Telegraph website, entitled "Government could force manufacturers to add folic acid to bread" published on 16th February, Shine have provided the following response: The groundbreaking MRC study in 1991 showed overwhelmingly that taking folic acid before…

Chamber members raise over £830 for Shine

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Chamber members have raised over £830 for Shine, the Chambers’ nominated charity of the year, at a series of special festive events. Over £700 was raised at the Chambers’ annual Christmas Lunch, which was hosted at St John’s College, Cambridge on Friday 13th…

WATCH: Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE - Folic Acid debate

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During a recent debate in the House of Lords, whereby Lord Rooker asked Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of fortifying white flour with folic acid on the number of pregnancies affected by neural tube defects. Baroness Tanni…

Danny Mills receives prestigious award

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Ex-premiership footballer and BBC Radio 5 pundit, Danny Mills (pictured with Shine Chairman, Richard Astle), has received a prestigious award from national charity Shine. The award for 'Outstanding Ambassador' recognises and celebrates the amazing work Danny has performed in promoting the charity through…

Final stand by Lord on issue of Folic Acid in Flour

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Watch the video below! In an attempt to persuade the Government to take action on the UK’s unacceptably high level of Neural Tube Defects (NTDs) in pregnancy, outgoing Food Standards Agency Chair, Lord Rooker raised the issue of the fortification of flour with…


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