Posted 30 November 2020
A complaint was laid with the Advertising Regulatory Board against the claims being made for this product.
Complainant: Dr Harris Steinman
Advertiser: Homemark (Pty) Ltd
File reference: 1048 – Homemark Detox Tea – Dr Harris Steinman
Date: 24 November 2020
The Directorate of the Advertising Regulatory Board has been called on to consider a complaint by Dr Harris Steinman against Homemark’s television commercial promoting its Remedy Health “Detox Tea”. According to the Complainant, this commercial flighted on M-Net at 22:11 on 23 September 2020, and an extended version thereof is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPGnERvZ2Ho.
Description of the Advertising
The television commercial opens with a grey colour tone, showing several people looking tired, irritable, struggling to fit in their pants, rubbing their stomachs and appearing generally lethargic. During these scenes, the voice-over states “Not interested in life anymore? We’re just not full … Read the rest