THAILAND: Consumers advised to avoid health supplements products by new campaign
Food supplements are too expensive and their health benefits are unproven, according to The Foundation for Consumers. The group launched a campaign today to warn the public to avoid such supplements arguing that they could do more harm than good. A study completed by the group found that a worrying 52% of people used supplements despite the fact that they didn't need them, convinced by advertising and direct sales strategies. People lack adequate health information, according to foundation manager Saree Ong-somwang, and are at the mercy of a plethora of products that have come with free trade.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- General Mills sales woes continue - analysis
- Comment: Meal kits in US - don't believe the hype
- Why personalisation will take-off in US food
- Analysis: Chocolate sector's deforestation pledge
- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- Kraft Heinz cuts jobs in US, Canada
- Unilever invests in Dutch meat substitute project
- Lactalis fails to hit threshold to delist Parmalat
- Fonterra cuts earnings forecast
- Immigration crackdown "risk" for US dairy industry