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Government Extends Dietary Supplements Regulations

New Zealand

Mar 07, 2021

The Government is providing certainty for the dietary supplements industry as we work to overhaul the rules governing the products, Minister for Food Safety Dr Ayesha Verrall said.

Dietary supplements are health and wellness products taken orally to supplement a traditional diet. Some examples include vitamin and mineral supplements, echinacea, fish oils and probiotic tablets.

“The dietary supplements industry is worth an estimated $2.3 billion to the economy and continues to grow,” Dr Ayesha Verrall said.

“The Food (Continuation of Dietary Supplements Regulations) Amendment Bill passed its third reading today. We need modern regulations in place to keep pace with these changes in the products and consumers’ expectations.

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