Bangkok, 'Phuangphet' inspects New Year's gift baskets. Remind traders to label correctly. Ask the recipient to open the basket If you find expired items that are not of good quality, they can be exchanged within 29 Feb. 2024.
Today (24 Dec. 2023) Mrs. Puangpetch Chunlaid, Minister attached to the Prime Minister's Office. As Chairman of the Consumer Protection Committee, along with Mrs. Wanthanee Watthana, Permanent Secretary of BMA, Director of Chatuchak District Phahonyothin Police Station and the Confederation of Consumer Protection Clubs Bangkok Visited the area to inspect product labels for gift baskets for the New Year Festival 2024 at Tops Supermarket, Central Ladprao branch and Lotus Ladprao Department Store, urging business operators to produce and sell New Year gift basket products. Prepare product labels according to the law To protect consumers to receive accurate and sufficient information about products according to consumer rights.
Mrs. Puangphet said that during the New Year festival every year Consumers like to buy New Year's gift baskets. To give to people you love and respect as a symbol of love, concern, and remembrance. Department stores and stores Therefore, New Year's gift baskets are organized to be sold to consumers. In the past, entrepreneurs cooperated with the law. But there may be some people who take advantage of consumers. Take the opportunity to bring in products that are not of good quality. or the product is about to expire Come packed in a New Year's basket. Product details or information are not presented accurately enough to make a purchasing decision. By asking consumers to carefully consider the information on product labels to determine what products they contain. How many are there? And when does the product expire? Is there a FDA mark or not if it is an imported product? Must have a Thai label. If consumers are taken advantage of Found any New Year's baskets without labels? and leave a message to the recipient who received the New Year's gift Open the basket. If the product is found not up to standard There is no correct label. Products can be exchanged or returned within February 29, 2024. In addition to New Year's baskets, of offerings offered to monks during the New Year's merit-making festival It is also necessary to specify details of products that protect consumers.
Permanent Secretary of Bangkok said that product labels are important things that consumers need to know. and purchase from stores that cooperate in consumer protection He ordered all 50 districts to distribute inspections to various stores.
You can report clues to the Office of the Basic Education Commission through various channels such as the Office of the Consumer Protection Board hotline 1166 or the OCPB Connect application or the website www.ocpb.go.th.
As for business operators selling New Year's gift baskets Product label displayed incorrectly The seller is punishable by imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding 100,000 baht, or both. If it is the actions of the manufacturer to sell or order or import into the Kingdom for sale Must be punished with imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding 200,000 baht, or both.
Source: Thai News Agency