Blackmores welcomes progress on Natural Health Products Bill

Published: Fri 9 Sep 2011 10:28 AM
Blackmores welcomes progress on NZ Natural Health Products Bill
Leading natural health company, Blackmores, has welcomed the tabling of the Natural Health Products Bill in the New Zealand Parliament this week and applauds the New Zealand Government for developing a stand-alone framework for the regulation of natural health products.
“We look forward to working with the government through Natural Products New Zealand on the development of an effective regulatory framework, said Ms Alison Quesnel, Blackmores General Manager, New Zealand.
Blackmores supports the establishment of a separate regulatory authority, staffed by appropriately qualified people, to oversee the regulation of complementary medicines.
“We fully appreciate there is a demonstrable need for the natural health products industry to be appropriately regulated. Consumers need to have access to safe, quality products that are responsibly marketed.

Next in New Zealand politics

On National Being Shafted By Its Own Creation
By: Gordon Campbell
Green Party: 'Fruitful discussions ... further discussions to have'
No changes to border exemptions after fishing crew test Covid-19 positive
Labour-led Government Has Mandate For Transformation, Equality And Transparency
By: Public Service Association
New Report Shows Significant Changes To New Zealand’s Climate
By: Statistics New Zealand
Judith Collins: Obese people must take responsibility for 'personal choices'
Poll Reveals Tamihere On Cusp Of Historic Māori Movement Election Victory
By: The Maori Party
On Four-year Terms Of Parliament, And On How The US Courts Are Dismantling Democracy
By: Gordon Campbell
The NZ election saw record vote volatility — what does that mean for the next Labour government?
By: The Conversation
Election Night Results For The 2020 General Election
By: Electoral Commission
On Why The Greens Shouldn’t Join The Government
By: Gordon Campbell
A Government For All NZ Must Be Diverse - Greens Co-Leader
Government Will Be Formed 'Within The Next Two To Three Weeks' - Jacinda Ardern
Election Delivers High Expectations For Working People
By: E tu
Businesses Need Predictability And Acceleration
By: Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILE © Scoop Media