Faith drops – in response

Colleen (from Faith drops) added a comment to the posting of the ASA ruling against the claims of Faith drops. As the comment is far too long, I have added it as a posting.

Colleen (from Faith drops) writes:

To Harris / Geffen / Roy Jobson…. And anyone else

It would appear that everyone is on a mission – I guess we are keeping this site active by swallowing the bait – as before I am even able to respond to one thing they are on to the next……    Allow me to have my say – then by all means, everyone – have at it!!!   
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ASA Ruling: Insupro Forte

The complainant submitted that the advertisement offers oral insulin, which does not exist as all insulin on the market has to be given by injections.

The advertisement also claims that the product is effective on sugar control, reductions of complications, restoration of pancreatic function. No references of these claims are given.

The complainant further submitted that the advertisement is misleading and irresponsible as it may lead to death of Type 1 diabetes patients if they stop their present insulin treatment.

The ASA considered the complaint and the response from the respondent, and ruled . . . 

UPDATE Insupro Forte was declared an undesirable medicine by the Medicines Control Council on 4 August 2009. This in effect "bans" the product in South Africa.

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