Friday, November 18, 2011

"Now barmy EU says you CAN'T claim drinking water stops dehydration"

At least they're tackling the tough stuff. And getting it right.
How's about a big ol' NO to an IMF bailout. At least until the EUrocrats get a mental health assessment.
From the Daily Mail: 
UKIP MEP Paul Nuttall: ‘I had to read this four or five times before I believed it. This makes the bendy banana law look positively sane’ 

Ruling, announced after a conference of 21 EU-appointed scientists, given final approval this week by European Commission President Barroso

Drinking water does not ease dehydration, the European Union has ruled – and anyone who disagrees faces two years in prison.

The decision – after three years of discussions – results from an attempt by two German academics to test EU advertising rules which set down when companies can claim their products reduce the risk of disease. 

The academics asked for a ruling on a convoluted statement which, in short, claimed that water could reduce dehydration.

Dehydration is defined as a shortage of water in the body – but the European Food Standards Authority decided the statement could not be allowed....MORE