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MedicalBrief: Fat Blocker moves to silence fact checker

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Posted 29 March 2015

Reproduced from Medical Brief

MedicalBrief: Focus
Fat Blocker moves to silence fact checker
MedicalBrief

Published: 23 March 2015

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http://www.medicalbrief.co.za/archives/usns-fat-blocker-moves-to-silence-the-fact-checker/

Dr Harris Steinman, a medical doctor and consumer activist who runs a South African website exposing misleading claims about health products, has been forced to move his site offshore after sports supplement company USN demanded his internet service provider (ISP) take down his site because it was ‘unlawful’. Steinman has long been a thorn in the flesh of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) manufacturers because of his success in using the Advertising Standards Authority to remove or change misleading advertising and in this instance his criticisms relate to a USN … Read the rest

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