Janice asks, rhetorically: “So how can a fake, unproven product get a very real government licence to make powerful claims? Well just watch Marketplace’s episode on drugstore remedies where they were able to get a non existent product approved by Health Canada. Marketplace did an excellent job on this. Well worth your time.”
Ineffective homeopathic alternatives to vaccines should be taken off the market because they are a dangerous distraction, public health officials urge as infectious diseases such as measles make a comeback.
Some naturopaths, homeopaths and chiropractors sell homeopathic nosodes described as a diluted remedy of bacteria or virus. They are most often given orally, but can be injected as well.
Health Canada says the packages need to be labelled with a warning: “This product is not intended to be an alternative to vaccination.”