SCIENCE ADVICE FOR POLICY
BY EUROPEAN ACADEMIES

New EASAC statement on homeopathic products and practices

EASAC, one of the members in the SAPEA academy consortium, is publishing this statement to build on recent work by its member academies to reinforce criticism of the health and scientific claims made for homeopathic products. The analysis and conclusions are based on the excellent science-based assessments already published by authoritative and impartial bodies.

The fundamental importance of allowing and supporting consumer choice requires that consumers and patients are supplied with evidence-based, accurate and clear information. It is, therefore, essential to implement a standardised, knowledge-based regulatory framework to cover product efficacy, safety and quality, and accurate advertising practices, across the European Union (EU).

The statement is available here

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