Antagolin – Still no robust evidence I

Posted 07 August 2014

The ASA has previously ruled against the claims for Antagolin. The company submitted new evidence in support of their claims. The ASA requested the two previous complainants to comment on the submission. Based on the ASA’s assessment of the complaint, and the comments, they ruled against the claims for Antagolin.

Importantly, Dr Conrad Smith and pharmacist, Mariaan du Plessis, may have opened themselves to being struck of the professional register for conducting a study without ethical approval or informed consent.

Ruling 1


Antagolin Insulin / H A Steinman / 2014 – 372F
Ruling of the : ASA Directorate
In the matter between:
Dr H A Steinman Complainant(s)/Appellant(s)
Medical Nutritional Institute (Pty) Ltd Respondent

25 Jul 2014


In a ruling dated 28 March 2014, in accepting the respondent’s undertaking to withdraw its commercial containing claims that were complained against, the ASA Directorate, stated:

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