EU: Denmark faces Commission court action over vitamin food ban
Denmark is facing a battle with the European Commission over its decision to refuse food enriched with vitamins to be marketed in the country unless a "nutritional need" has been documented by its own regulatory authorities. The country is facing legal action in the European Court of Justice because its practice creates 'unjustified trade barriers' within the internal market. Denmark's action is in violation of EC Treaty rules on the free movement of goods, which includes food products that are legally produced or sold in other EU countries.
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