Latest rulings

  • HOLLAND & BARRETT RETAIL LIMITED t/a Holland & Barrett

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 04 December 2019

    Health claims about food supplements on a website broke the rules as they were not authorised on the EU Register. 

  • infirst Healthcare Ltd t/a Flarin

    • Television
    • 12 February 2020

    A TV ad for Flarin soft capsules, seen on 2 September 2019, featured a voice-over that stated, "Flarin is different". An image of Flarin packaging appeared on screen, along with a Flarin logo with the text "UNIQUE LIPID FORMULATION". In the bottom-left corner of the screen was an animated man with a monocle. The voice-...

  • Unvilla Ltd t/a Consol

    • Upheld
    • Magazine
    • 06 November 2019

    A magazine ad for a tanning clinic was banned for making unfounded claims to treat medical conditions, as well as not being obviously identifiable as an ad.

  • GS Phillips t/a Manor Pharmacy

    • Upheld
    • Regional press
    • 23 October 2019

    A press ad for a health service was banned for implying it could reduce the risk of certain medical conditions without adequate evidence, and that participants wouldn’t need to change their diet to bring about weight loss.