THE EUROPEAN Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that European Union (EU) governments may not ban feed supplements that are lawfully manufactured in another EU country because they contain certain levels of vitamin D. Germany's Denkavit Futtermittel GmbH had been fighting North Rhine-Westphalia restrictions on sales of its Netherlands-manufactured piglet feed.

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