Natural health industry hails bill’s progress towards becoming law

New Zealand’s natural health sector has hailed the Ministry of Health’s announcement that the Natural Health and Supplementary Products Bill will progress to its third reading later this year and most likely come into force in 2016.

The news was announced by Ministry officials at industry umbrella group Natural Products NZ (NPNZ)’s annual summit. Alison Quesnel, NPNZ Executive Director, says its members welcome the new legislation because it will better protect consumers and support exports. NPNZ represents New Zealand’s natural products, functional foods, complementary medicines, cosmeceuticals and nutraceuticals industries.

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