On 8th March 2021, CFTC commenced investigations against Blantyre Dairy Limited on allegations of supplying products likely to cause injury to health and insufficient labelling.
The investigations established that the Respondent engaged in the supply of a products with insufficient labelling, contrary to Section 35(3) of the Consumer Protection Act;
Further, the expiry date was not legible, hence impacting on consumers’ ability to make informed decision when purchasing. The product packaging material also lacked information on the manufacturer’s address and other contact details.
The Commission resolved that the Respondent should pay a fine of Five Hundred Thousand Malawi Kwacha (MK500,000) for supplying products with insufficient labelling;