Posted 4 February 2016
Aarti J Narsee | 04 February, 2016
A pharmaceutical company manufacturing “Banting friendly” supplements and products was found to be dishonest and asked to withdraw its claims.
Three complaints were made to the Advertising Standards Authority of SA against Banting Support Range products.
The advertising watchdog agreed with the complainants and ordered CNT Labs – a division of California Pharmaceuticals, which supplies stores including Clicks and Dischem – to withdraw its “approved Banting friendly” claim immediately.
The complaints, which focused on a Facebook advertisement, claimed the advert was “misleading” and “dishonest”.… Read the rest