| PharmaCare Laboratories Pty Ltd
owns 100% of Hershel-Beck Laboratories
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|PharmaCare Laboratories Pty Ltd|
Independent testing commissioned by Friends of the Earth in 2017 found nanoparticles in popular Australian infant formula products that are both illegal in Australia and potentially dangerous, including products by this company. A growing body of scientific research demonstrates that nanoparticles pose threats to human health, raising concerns about their use in food and many other consumer products.
[Source 2017][More on Product Safety]
This company has been criticised for offensive advertising. In 2009/10 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about four ads by this company on the grounds that they breached advertising codes. The ads were subsequently discontinued or modified.
[Source 2010][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
On 26 separate occasions between 2010 and 2014 the Therapeutic Goods Administration's Complaints Resolution Panel upheld complaints about ads by this company on the grounds that they breached advertising codes, more than any other company. The ads were subsequently withdrawn.
[Source 2014][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
Named and shamed in the 2017 CHOICE Shonky Awards for claiming its Vitamin Gummies are good for kids teeth. CHOICE points out that even though kids rarely need vitamin supplementation, these products are marketed to kids and are full of sugar.
[Source 2017][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
Named and shamed in the 2012 CHOICE Shonky Awards. Nature's Way Kids Smart Natural Medicine range of homeopathic remedies for various ailments is effectively water with blackcurrant flavour. The harm comes from it doing nothing for your children in the expensive and mistaken belief you're doing something.
[Source 2012][More on Product Safety]
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|Address||GPO Box 7096, Sydney, NSW , 2001, Australia|
|Phone||1300 652 422|
|Fax||02 8295 3444|