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Table 1 Countries with mandatory folic acid fortification (as of October 2017) [5]

From: Public health failure in the prevention of neural tube defects: time to abandon the tolerable upper intake level of folate

Antigua and Barbuda Ghana Nigeria
Argentina Grenada Oman
Australia Guatemala Palestinian Authority Territory
Bahamas Guinea Panama
Bahrain Guyana Papua New Guinea
Barbados Haiti Paraguay
Belize Honduras Peru
Benin Indonesia Qatara
Bolivia Iran Saint Kitts and Nevis
Brazil Iraq Saint Lucia
Burkina Faso Jamaica Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Burundi Jordan Saudi Arabia
Cameroon Kazakhstan Senegal
Canada Kenya Sierra Leone
Cape Verde Kiribati Solomon Islands
Chile Kosovo South Africa
Colombia Kuwait Suriname
Costa Rica Kyrgyzstan Tanzania
Cote d’Ivoire Liberia Togo
Cuba Mali Trinidad and Tobago
Djibuti Mauritania Turkmenistan
Dominica Mexico Uganda
Dominican Republic Moldova United Arab Emiratesa
DR Congoa Morocco United States of America
Ecuador Mozambique Uruguay
Egypt Nepal Uzbekistan
El Salvador Nicaragua Yemen
Fiji Niger Zimbabwe
  1. aVoluntary fortification with most flour fortified