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European citizens could be denied access to high potency vitamin and mineral supplements by a lack of awareness of the products’ importance amongst new Members of European Parliament, according to consumer rights organisation Consumers for Health Choice. The pan-European grassroots consumer body has warned that a turnover of more than half of the EU Parliament… » read more

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The European Union exists to regulate, and therefore it regulates, as Descartes would have said; and in no area is that more true than in that of food law argue food law experts Kasia Wilk & Chris Whitehouse. The European Union is not particularly popular at the moment, and many would like to repatriate a… » read more

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It seems common sense that, if an error is found in legislation, then this law should be immediately amended; at the very least, the erroneous provision should not be allowed to influence the course of a related court proceeding. This is not, however, how some EU Member States seem to view such a scenario. Three… » read more

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