Pandora's box?

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Europe is to abolish rules which regulate pack sizes for a range of food and drink products.The European Commission said that consumer protection...

Europe is to abolish rules which regulate pack sizes for a range of food and drink products.

The European Commission said that consumer protection laws had made the regulations, drafted in the 1970s, unnecessary. Wine, spirit, soluble coffee and sugar manufacturers will be protected from the liberalisation for 20 years, because they have large investments in packaging plant.

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