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Volume 981: debated on Tuesday 18 March 1980

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether fluoride may be added to manufactured foods; and what regulations govern the matter.

The addition of fluoride to manufactured food is not prohibited, but the presence of fluoride in certain foods—including food additives—is limited by the Fluorine in Food Regulations 1959, as amended, and the Miscellaneous Additives in Food Regulations 1974, as amended.