There’s a common perception that supplements are harmless. But they can be dangerous at incorrect dosages.
There is currently a weak process of checking claims made in advertisements for medicines, to ensure they don’t mislead or deceive consumers -this could be abandoned if a bill passes parliament.
A review has recommended separating pharmacists from complementary and homeopathic products.
A new multimillion dollar deal between Swisse Wellness and CSIRO has raised questions about the integrity of Australia’s premier scientific research organisation and the motivations behind the deal.