By ALICE NACHILEMBE
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has seized assorted goods worth K7,678 in Kabwe .
This is in inspection conducted on the August 27, in collaboration with the Kabwe Municipal Council (KMC) in Central Province.
CCPC Senior Public Relations Officer Namukolo Kasumpa said 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.
Ms Kasumpa said the seized products did not meet the mandatory product information standards set by Section 50 of the Competition and Consumer Protection Act and the Food and Drugs Act Cap 303 of the Laws of Zambia.
She said the inspection covered four 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.
Ms Kasumpa said 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.