CORRECTION to April 14 story on corn masa flour

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Better Masa that moved Thursday, April 14, under a WASHINGTON dateline are asked to use the following correction. A writethru will move on the AP wire and a corrected version of the story has been posted here. The error occurred in the 12th paragraph of the original article.

WASHINGTON – An April 14 Cronkite News story about the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to allow the addition of folic acid to corn masa flour gave the wrong range of dates for a number of neural tube birth defects reported in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Health Services says there were 550 such cases from 2002 to 2011.