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November 09, 2007

A question for the European Commission:
Are carrots and brazil nuts more dangerous than vitamin supplements?

The European Commission is currently in the process of finalising methods for the setting of maximum levels of vitamins and minerals in food supplements. Although it claims that it will be taking a scientific approach to this procedure, the reality is that the maximum level for beta-carotene may be set at a level less than that contained in two carrots, whilst the maximum level for selenium may be set at a level less than that contained in a mere two brazil nuts. Pointing out these and other absurdities, an impressive position paper recently issued by the UK-based Alliance for Natural Health (ANH) calls for the Commission to review its methods, and proposes features that would be required for the development of a new, scientifically valid approach.

But will the Commission listen, or will it now start screaming for warning labels to be put on bags of carrots and brazil nuts?

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