Alternative medicine practitioners and marketers in the United Kingdom have been bracing for this for a while.
The Belgian bureaucrats are putting the clamp down on sales of herbal products across the board.
Herbalists, Chinese medicine practitioners and supplement sellers will now have to obtain a “license” for each herb they sell. All this loveliness starts on May 1st.
And the cost?
A mere 100,000 pounds for each herbal component. Of course, this is going to spur a massive black market of unsafe product.
Marketers and writers in the States complain about compliance copy — seems like we’ve got it easy.
Here’s an article on this from The Independent last week.