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CRN SUBMITS COMMENTS ON
PROPOSED GERMAN LAW REGARDING ADDITIVES

31 August 2010—CRN commented on a proposal in Germany to exclude supplements from the broad category of “food.” CRN believes that enactment of the this proposal would impose an unjustified non-tariff trade barrier on supplement products offered for import into Germany. In addition to these technical and legal issues, CRN believes that such regulation of supplements would raise cost to the consumer, restrict consumer access to these products, and not provide any significant improvement in consumer safety.

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