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  European Union
What is the EU?
What's EU Enlargement?
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Food on shelves EU myths
These 'facts' about the EU have all turned out to be untrue:
  • The European Union is to ban television ads for sweets and toys for the under-12s (The Times, 5 February 1999, p38).

  • The EU want to rename chocolate as 'vegelate' or 'milk chocolate with a high milk content' (The Daily Mail, 8 April 1998, p16).

  • See-saws and swings break European Union safety standards EN1176-6:1998 (The Daily Mail, 22 February 2000, p11).

  • Schoolchildren are to be banned from working on milk rounds under an EU crackdown on child labour (The Sun, 11 August 1998, p17).

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