Giant flaw in proposed natural health products law, industry says


Natural health products are a $2.3 billion industry. Photo / 123RF

The natural health products industry says a gaping hole in proposed new sectoral legislation means a $500 million-a-year export barrier and information vacuum for New Zealanders will continue.

Natural Health Products NZ, which

“Failing to provide evidence-based therapeutic claims for natural health products could lead to the worst of two scenarios in which our members are not allowed to make therapeutic claims on their products, but are faced with new compliance requirements and new costs.

Maria J. Book