The UK's Institute of Optimum Nutrition claims that their new research on B6 has been ignored by the UK Government (see below).

The Alliance for Natural Health Expert Committee's consultation response to the Expert Group on Vitamins and Minerals (EVM) report on Upper Safe Levels was also ignored.

How is it then possible to shape legislation by way of good science?

Increasing numbers of innovative companies, practitioners, retailers and consumers are appreciating that the legal challenge being developed by the Alliance for Natural Health provides us with one of the few remaining routes towards a precedent to fair legislation for natural products.



For immediate release: 18 July 2003

Government Trivialises the Dispute Against the Vitamins Directive

The new research study on vitamin B6 by the Institute for Optimum Nutrition submitted to the Government