Simply slim back on market

2010-06-24 00:00

SIMPLY Slim has bounced back after the company undertook a nationwide recall of its controversial capsules.

Earlier this year, the weight loss tablets were condemned by the of Health Department for containing sibutramine, an appetite suppressant banned by the European Union.

The pills, which were manufactured in China, were recalled and replaced with a 100% herbal South African product.

Now the new, safe tablets are being marketed across the country and are available in ­Pietermaritzburg, said agent Sue Watson.

“Simply Slim remains a herbal product and is manufactured in South Africa by Biomox Pharmaceuticals,” Watson confirmed.

The new Simply Slim packs bear a National Pharmaceutical Product Interface code, which can be used for verification and medical aid purposes.

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