HEALTH SUPPLEMENTS

BY ALAN OSBORN
LABELS on drinks sold as health supplements - which contain "healthy" vitamins or minerals - will have to carry specific information as to content and usage under an EU directive approved by EU ministers in a "political agreement" today Thursday. If the measure is accepted by the European Parliament and then formally agreed by ministers it will mean that drinks not carrying the information will be outlawed from June 2004. The European Commission said the labels would have to set out the maximum level of vitamins and minerals needed by the ...


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