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Italy Clears Up Gray Areas Around Use Of Botanicals In Supplements

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The Italian Ministry of Health turns its guidelines on the use of botanicals in food supplements into law, making it the second EU country after Belgium to do so, in a market where claims for botanicals are much more rigorously regulated and regularly under fire by the European Food Safety Authority.

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