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CCPC and KMC Seize Goods Worth Over K7, 000 in Central Province

Assorted goods worth K7,678 have been seized by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in an inspection conducted on the 27th of August in collaboration with the Kabwe Municipal Council (KMC) in Central Province.

The items seized include drinks such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Fruiticana, Appy Apple, Ninja Drink, Sunblast Crush Juice as well as Bread and Delite Cereal.

The seized products did not meet the mandatory product information standards set by Section 50 of the Competition and Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) No.24 of 2010 and the Food and Drugs Act Cap 303 of the Laws of Zambia.

The inspection covered 4 trading premises of Kabwe’s New Market Central Business District (CBD) with the aim of assessing the traders’ compliance levels with the Act for enhancement of competition and promotion of consumer protection in Zambia.

The Commission will continue to ensure that consumers are protected from any unfair trading practices in the country by consistently collaborating with Local Authorities and other relevant stakeholders.

Namukolo M. Kasumpa

Senior Public Relations Officer

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