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StemEnhance: 1st ASA ruling

Posted 07 April 2009

A consumer (Prof Carr) laid a complaint against the claims for StemEnhance.  The brochure contains, inter alia, the claim, “Stem cell enhancers are products that support the natural release of adult stem cells.” Prof. Carr (and I too), claim the evidence to support these claims are inadequate.

Stemenhance / J Carr / 12708 
Ruling of the : ASA Directorate
In the matter between:
Prof Jonathan Carr    Complainant(s)/Appellant(s)
Stemtech Africa (Pty) Ltd    Respondent

07 Apr 2009

http://www.asasa.org.za/ResultDetail.aspx?Ruling=4632

Professor Carr lodged a consumer complaint against a StemTech brochure promoting StemEnhanceTM.

The brochure contains, inter alia, the claim, “Stem cell enhancers are products that support the natural release of adult stem cells.”

COMPLAINT
The complainant stated as follows:

“The claims made by the advertisement that stem cell enhancers are beneficial are false. There is no proven medical benefit of such a product. The claim that stem cell enhancers support Read the rest

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