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May 29th, 2003

Government urged to crack down on false health claims

Lawmakers and consumers' rights advocates yesterday urged the authorities to probe the products boasting anti-SARS effects and punish manufacturers who have made false claims. A vast array of the so-called anti-SARS commodities have crowded the local market as SARS causes havoc in Taiwan. The hype surrounding nanotechnology has also given way to some pricey devices, from masks to sterilization sprays to air ventilators, allegedly developed by nanotech labs.


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