Tesco will no longer be stocking the misleading and controversial alternative health magazine, What Doctors Don’t Tell You.
As reported in The Times last October, scientists, doctors and patients condemned shops for continuing to sell a magazine which gives dangerously bad advice on vaccination and which has claimed that Vitamin C is a suitable treatment for measles and AIDS.
Shortly afterwards, Waitrose confirmed that due to customer feedback, they would no longer be stocking the magazine
As one of a number of people who had raised concerns with Tesco, I received a phone call earlier today from their head office.
I was told that the decision was due to a number of factors, including sales issues and complaints. Although it has not been available in Tesco for the last month, there have been no reported complaints from customers looking to buy the magazine. I was also told that given the poor sales figures, it is unlikely that Tesco will decide to restock at a later date.
I hope that WHSmith, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons will soon follow suit. It would be irresponsible of them to continue to allow such misleading and dangerous material the credibility of a place on their shelves.
WDDTY: My Master List Josephine Jones