Vitamin B6

Court ruling: 'It is the producer who is responsible for ensuring that its products are safe for the consumer.' ©iStock/eyegelb

‘huge win for the industry’

Swedish court throws out EFSA vitamin upper limits

By Lynda Searby

The Swedish food supplement industry is breathing a sigh of relief that a sales ban imposed on vitamin B6 supplements that exceed “EFSA-recommended upper limits” has been overturned by a Swedish court.

Re-evaluating B6 levels

Re-evaluating B6 levels

Low levels of vitamin B6 in smokers may raise their risk of cancer,
according to researchers in the US, who found that even moderate
smokers had dangerously low levels of the vitamin.


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