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Health: Food Supplements and Herbal Remedies

Volume 691: debated on Monday 16 April 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 6 March (WA 33), what are the undertakings that have been provided by the Governments of Jersey and Guernsey that any European Union obligations concerning the composition, presentation and marketing of food supplements and herbal remedies will be met. [HL3101]

The undertakings to comply with EU obligations have been given through the chief executive’s office on behalf of the Governments of Jersey and Guernsey. Both Jersey and Guernsey have stated their intention to review relevant EU legislation and to meet any EU obligations that arise, and Guernsey is in the process of updating its legislation in relation to medicinal products.