Estonian EU president backs alcohol labelling

Estonian health minister and current holder of the EU’s rotating Council presidency, Jevgeni Ossinovski, has given strong backing to nutrition and other labelling on alcoholic drinks.

Ossinovski told an informal health ministers meeting in Tallinn, Estoniaon July 21 discussing labelling of alcoholic beverages: “In the EU, a consumermay learn the content of bread or milk down to almost every molecule. But whatis inside an alcoholic

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