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USN ‘Carb binder’ – the scam continues

Posted 10 February 2015

[note note_color=”#f6f85d”]Update: 18 March 2015
USN/Albe have threatened legal action against Hertzner if the do not implement a ‘take-down’ notice against CamCheck. This is discussed at length here (opens in a new window)[/note]

In a previous complaint to the ASA, the claims made for USN Carb binder was questioned and argued to be false. USN claimed for the product:

  • Starch Intake Inhibitor
  • RAPID WEIGHT CONTROL
  • WEIGHT CONTROL/ CARB BINDER

We argued that there is no evidence to support these claims for this product, which has white kidney bean as its active constituent. Remember: USN first sold this product as USN Carb Blocker but changed the name to Carb Binder when the ASA ruled against the claims (including the name).

In the ruling of the ASA, dated 27 Jun 2014, USN argued that they will be withdrawing the claims: “all its advertising would have Read the rest

1 comment to USN ‘Carb binder’ – the scam continues

  • Harris

    Update: 18 March 2015
    USN/Albe have threatened legal action against Hertzner if the do not implement a ‘take-down’ notice against CamCheck. This is discussed at length here

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