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Food supplements: guidance update

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Changes to guidance documents on food supplements and the lists of minerals permitted to be added to foods.

The Department has updated its guidance documents on food supplements legislation to reflect a change made by the European Commission.

On the 14 November 2011, the European Commission amended the lists of minerals permitted to be added to foods, allowing the use of new mineral sources.