Is Homeopathy Plus Australia In Trouble For Claims About Whooping Cough?

From their Facebook page:

Legal Proceedings against Homeopathy Plus

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced legal proceedings against Homeopathy Plus Australia Pty Ltd and homeopath Frances Sheffield. These complaints concern articles on the Homeopathy Plus website about the effectiveness of the whooping cough vaccine and the homeopathic approach to the treatment and prevention of whooping cough.

Following enquiries made by The Age, Melbourne, the ACCC has also advised Homeopathy Plus Australia Pty Ltd and Ms Sheffield of the possibility that newspapers owned by the Fairfax group will be reporting on this story. We will keep you informed about these events as further information comes to hand.

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Kylie Sturgess is a Philosophy teacher, media and psychology student, blogger at Patheos and podcaster at Token Skeptic. She has conducted over a hundred interviews including artists, scientists, politicians and activists, worldwide.
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