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"Life saving" pregnancy warnings made compulsory on Australian alcohol products

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

CANBERRA, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- All alcohol products sold in Australia and New Zealand will carry pregnancy warning labels after governments from both nations agreed to make the tag mandatory.
The Food Standards Australia New Zealand said the labels would be made compulsory seven years after they were introduced on a voluntary basis in 2011.
Studies have found that up to 50 percent of Australian women consume alcohol while pregnant despite the links between alcohol consumption and unborn children ...

 

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