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Business Development - Does Brexit herald a golden age for natural health?

We voted to leave. Remainers feared the end of the world. The reality is plenty of positive news for trade and retail – and hopefully for VMS deregulation.

According to Consumers for Health Choice, our industry’s tireless lobbyist organisation, we’re going to (gradually) discover what Brexit will mean for the vitamins, minerals and supplements sector.

Virtually all of the rules that cover how vitamin and minerals are produced, labelled and sold are made in the EU. It is an open question as to how and whether the UK will adopt its own rules for the sector. It is also a significant question as to what impact the UK’s withdrawal will have on future EU laws covering this industry.

It’s expected to take two years to leave the EU. After that, the UK will then be responsible for vitamin and mineral supplement policy.

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