COVID-19 Scams – ABC update on MMSAustralia

On 5 May 2020, ABC 7:30 (Grace Tobin) reported on the ‘Genesis II Church of Health and Healing’. The Australian branch, MMSAustralia.com.au currently promotes and sells Master Mineral Solution (MMS) – chlorine dioxide (a bleach) as a ‘sacrament of the Church’.

Update 13/05/2020

Update 15/05/2020

  • The TGA infringement notices were issued on the evening of 12 May 2020.
  • At the same time a detailed “immediate notice to cease and desist”  was sent requiring MMS Australia to immediately cease advertising and supplying the product.
  • MMS Australia had until COB, Thursday 14 May to provide written confirmation to the TGA that the advertising has ceased.
  • If the TGA finds that advertising does not cease (for example on the MMS website), the TGA will immediately move to seek an interlocutory injunction against further promotion and supply in the Federal Court of Australia.

Update 28/05/2020

The MMS Australia web site appear to be raising their middle finger to the TGA’s twelve infringement notices totalling $151,200 for the alleged unlawful advertising of Miracle Mineral Supplement. Web site now open for sales via logon.

Update 29/05/2020

TGA initiates court proceedings against MMS Australia and director Charles Barton for alleged unlawful advertising

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About Dr Ken Harvey

Public Health Physician, Medical activitist
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