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English definition of “health warning”

health warning

noun [C]    
COMMERCE a written statement on a product that warns people that eating , drinking , or using that product may be dangerous for their health : The ads here encourage them to buy burgers , sweet cereals , and sugary drinks without any health warning so they consume more junk .carry/come with a health warning Alcoholic beverages carry health warnings on their labels . government / public health warnings
informal FINANCE in the UK, a statement that warns people who buy financial products or make investments that the value of their money may decrease as well as increase : carry/come with a health warning Every fund investment carries a health warning that past performance is no indicator of the future .
informal a warning that figures , facts , etc. contained in a report may not be completely accurate : The Treasury issued a ' health warning ' with its forthcoming summer forecasts .
(Definition of health warning noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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