A seller may be required to cover the cost of laboratory tests ordered by a trade inspector during the inspection of a business if the tests show that the product does not meet quality or safety standards.
The Life Sciences Practice Group of the Lex Mundi network, led by Dr Ewa Butkiewicz, a partner at Wardyński & Partners, has published a survey of legal regulations concerning food supplements.
A proposed new Act on Reimbursement for Medicinal Products, Foods and Medical Products calls for the Polish national health service to reimburse the costs of “special-purpose foods” when they offer documented health benefits.
Interview with Konrad Drozdowski, executive director of the Polish Advertising Council
Under amended regulations, starting 1 January 2011 the VAT exemption for healthcare services would be limited to services that meet a new statutory definition of “medical services.”