Wednesday, May 24, 2006

New Zealand Apitherapy Products May Face Increased Regulation

Regulator 'Threatens Natural Remedies'
Stuff, 5/24/06

A health lobby with a history of supporting the lightly-regulated dietary supplements sector says the Government's plan to hand over control of the sector to a trans-Tasman therapeutics regulator is "a terrible idea"…

The manufacturers sell products such as royal jelly and bee pollen, herbs, beneficial bacteria, and essential oils under the Dietary Supplement Regulations 1985, and rely on word of mouth and postings on the internet to spread claims that the products can "cure" illnesses or other medical conditions…

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