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Supplements: EU Court Hears Case As UK Commons Debate Directive

14 years, 5 months ago

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Posted on Jan 27, 2005, 4 a.m. By Bill Freeman

Luxembourg - The European Court of Justice heard oral arguments yesterday in a case brought by the Alliance for Natural Health, the British Health Food Manufacturers Association and the National Association of Health Food Stores, to overturn the prohibitive provisions of the European food supplements directive.
Luxembourg - The European Court of Justice heard oral arguments yesterday in a case brought by the Alliance for Natural Health, the British Health Food Manufacturers Association and the National Association of Health Food Stores, to overturn the prohibitive provisions of the European food supplements directive. The directive, passed in 2002 for the purpose of harmonizing European laws on health products, is set to require expensive research to prove the innocence of numerous vitamin and mineral ingredients in supplements, for products to be allowed to stay on the market. Many current supplements will not make the grade and are expected to vanish some time after August 2005, the date by...
http://www.newmediaexplorer.org/sepp/2005/01/26/supplements_eu_court_hears_case_as_uk_commons_debate_directive.htm

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