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Detoxifier, my foot! No proof that pads remove toxins, says advertising regulator

Posted 13 April 2023

Homemark continues to scam consumers selling unproven products, and products known to be scams. Like their Remedy Health Detox Foot Pads.

A complaint was laid with the Advertising Regulatory Board, and here is an article, behind a paywall, on this.

TV stations ordered to discontinue ‘misleading’ adverts for foot pads claimed to detoxify the body while user is asleep

03 April 2023 – 20:27 BY GILL GIFFORD
A Homemark television advert promoting Remedy Health Detox Foot Pads has been found to be in breach of the Advertising Code by the Advertising Regulatory Board, which has advised broadcasters to stop flighting it. .. TimesLive
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Homemark Remedy Health Detox Foot Pads – ARB Ruling

Posted 04 April 2023

The Directorate of the Advertising Regulatory Board has been called upon to consider a consumer complaint against a Homemark television commercial promoting the Remedy Health Detox Foot Pads.

In fact, Homemark has been marketing this scam product for years, and keep on re-advertising the same product using the same TV advert. Shame on Homemark, shame on DSTV Multichoice for accepting the advert in spite of previous ASA and ARB rulings.

Decision of the ADVERTISING REGULATORY BOARD

Complainant: Bernhardt Meyer
Advertiser: Homemark (Pty) Ltd
Consumer/Competitor: Consumer
File reference: 2513 – Homemark Remedy Health Detox Pads –Meyer
Outcome: Upheld

Date: 24 March 2023

The Directorate of the Advertising Regulatory Board has been called upon to consider a consumer complaint against a Homemark television commercial promoting the Remedy Health Detox Foot Pads. The commercial was flighted on the Kynet Channel 144 on Dstv on the 2nd of February 2023.… Read the rest