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Research report
23 January 2020

The truth about diet teas

Diet teas pulled from sale after our investigation found they contained a pharmacy-only medicine.

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Simonne M.
25 Jan 2020
Where is the enforcement?

Presumably senna containing products have nasty enough side effects to warrant their status as a pharmacy-only medicine in order to keep the general consumer safe. Yet, not only did the companies selling these products not know this but there has clearly been a lack of enforcement by the regulator given that some of these companies have been selling their senna-containing products openly for 15-20 years. It appears the enforcement agency has turned a blind eye to this. It is one thing to regulate something, it is another to ensure those in the industry are aware of that regulation and to properly enforce it.