79 business establishments fined Tk 4.90 lakh for adulteration

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17th September, 2019 06:48:38 printer

79 business establishments fined Tk 4.90 lakh for adulteration

The Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection fined a total of 79 organisations across the country Taka 4.90 lakh for selling adulterated foods, cheating in weight and different irregularities.

A total of 37 officials from the district and divisional level offices of Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection led the drives across the country on Monday with a view to ensuring the rights of consumers, said a press release.

During the drive in city’s Hatirjheel area, ‘Muslim Sweets’, ‘Working Style’ and ‘Swapno Express’ were fined a total amount of Taka 30,000 for packaging products without mentioning retail price, added the release.

The teams of Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection conducted drives at 34 markets across the country and fined 74 business establishments over Taka 4.32 lakh for selling and storing date-expired foods and medicines, packaging products without mentioning retail price, cheating in weight and not maintaining hygiene and safety standards of products.

 


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