Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bayer still balks at CRP & TGA Berocca multi-vitamin decision

In October 2010, I complained about the promotion of this product. On 18 November 2010, Jane Halton, Secretary of the Department of Health & Ageing, presented Bayer Australia with the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) Marketing Award for the best … Continue reading

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Soodox (ARTG 189797) Promotion breaches Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code

Promoted as, “Approved by the TGA” Oops! One would have hoped that a pharmacist would know: “Claims that a product is “TGA approved” are not permitted”. Also, “Fully licensed by the Australian Government’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). That means peace-of-mind for Soodox users… … Continue reading

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Australian Complementary Medicines Industry Speaks Out – SEVEN TV TDT

“The complementary medicine industry is fighting back to various claims that many supplements don’t live up to their advertised slogans.” In response to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQCBw2TP1Zs We now have: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCintVWBKdM “According to Dr Deon Schoombie of the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) … Continue reading

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Regulations around food-medicine products fail to protect consumers

The Souvenaid® case. by

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Transcripts now available: Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Pharmaceutical Transparency) Bill 2013

See: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Monday, 29 April 2013 by

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