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EU to tighten rules on dietary supplements

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7246.1362/f (Published 20 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1362
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    The growing public appetite for vitamins and minerals as dietary supplements has convinced the EU Commission in Brussels of the need for harmonised rules across the European Union.

    Under the newly proposed rules, labels on bottles or packets of vitamin pills will have to include a recommendation for a daily dose, a warning about possible health risks from excess use, and a statement …

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