Dietary supplements

Dietary supplements - The magazine 60 million consumers has published a report this morning on the effectiveness of dietary supplements. The French are the first consumers in Europe purchasing nearly two billion euros worth last year. In the report the group looked at 120 different supplements which promise to solve sleep, cold or fatigue problems, to determine their effectiveness and possible dangers to health. Faced with misleading labeling the group has requested a tightening on regulations. Unlike drugs, dietary supplements do not need to prove their effectiveness or safety. Manufacturers must just provide the composition of their products, which are considered foods.

 

Last local news

Evening Update 14 Oct

The Var has been put under a yellow weather alert for thunder and possible flooding overnight tonight. The storms follow a very warm weekend where tem... Evening Update 14 Oct Read More

14/10/2019

Mipcom

American actor Patrick Dempsey will receive an “excellence award” for his career in television and cinema at Mipcom which opens today in Cannes. ... Mipcom Read More

14/10/2019

Cargo ship

A cargo ship has run a ground along the coast of southern Corsica. The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning in the heart of the Bon... Cargo ship Read More

14/10/2019

Lumière film festival

The 10th annual Lumière film festival opened in Lyon on Sunday, with actress Frances McDormand kicking off the event. ... Lumière film festival Read More

14/10/2019

France and Germany halt arms exports to Turkey

France and Germany have announced that they are temporarily halting arms exports to Turkey over the country's military action in northern Syria.... France and Germany halt arms exports to Turkey Read More

14/10/2019