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Consumer affairs ministry orders companies to strictly follow labelling norms

Consumer affairs ministry orders companies to strictly follow labelling norms
Consumer affairs ministry orders companies to strictly follow labelling norms

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These details, along with the address of manufacturer and importer, common generic name and consumer-care information, must be written legibly on 40% of the packet while ecommerce companies must mention it on their website, failing which there would be penalties ranging from a fine of Rs 25,000 for the first offence going up to Rs 1.5 lakh or/and imprisonment for repeated violations.

NEW DELHI: The consumer affairs ministry has ordered that every product sold by companies and ecommerce platforms must prominently display its country of origin, price, weight and dates of manufacture and expiry.These details, along with the address of manufacturer and importer, common generic name and consumer-care information, must be written legibly on 40% of the packet while ecommerce companies must mention it on their website, failing which
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