ASA Ruling: Homemark Detox Footpads

Posted 23 February 2014

Homemark claims that Detox Footpads can remove toxins from your body. They are supported by Dr Frederick Motz, who claims this is true. 

We say this is rubbish.

The USA FDA/FTC says this is rubbish.

In fact, physiology and common sense tells us this is rubbish.

See what an investigative reporter has to say: Detox Con!

See also: Kinoki Foot Pad marketers charged

Then read how the ASA ruled.


[note note_color=”#effcb5″]Detox Foot Pads / HA Steinman / 8938
Ruling of the : ASA Directorate In the matter between:
Dr Harris Steinman Complainant(s)/Appellant(s) 
Homemark (Pty) Ltd Respondent[/note]

20 Aug 2007

Dr Steinman lodged a consumer complaint against a Homemark television commercial for its Detox Foot Pads that was flighted on E.TV during April 2007.

The voice-over in the commercial states, inter alia, “If you feel tired, irritable, then you need to get rid of toxins, Read the rest

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