Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that the details of manufacturer, date of expiry, MRP and other details of the product should be given on packages of all the products. He urged consumers to file complaints, if they found any information missing on the package of any product. Mr Paswan said this will create deterrence in the minds of the manufacturers who indulge in unfair practices or pushing sub-standard products into the market.
Addressing a press conference in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Paswan informed that the Department of Legal Metrology, Guntur in Andhra Pradesh has registered a complaint against the pharmaceutical distributor of medicine ‘Seder OM’. The Minister informed that as per the complaint received, the name of the Manufacturer, Helpline number and date of expiry are not visible. He said that raids were conducted on the premises of the distributor and seller and packets of the medicine have been seized.