Alleged Supply of Products Likely to Cause Injury or Harm to Consumers by Peoples Trading Centre

CFTC commenced investigations against Peoples Trading Centre on allegations of supply of products likely to cause injury or harm to consumers following findings of a market inspection. The Commission found that the Respondent was stocking recalled Tiger Brands canned vegetable products; specifically, KOO, Hugo’s and Helderberg canned vegetable products at one of its supermarkets at Lilongwe Shopping Mall in spite of the manufacturer’s product recall which was also communicated to the public by CFTC.
Following deliberation, the Commission found the Respondent liable and issued the following orders against them:

i. That the Respondent should pay a fine of MK500,000.00 for supply of products which are likely to cause injury to health or physical harm to consumers.
ii. That the Respondent to pay a fine of MK500,000.00 for failure to comply with a directive or order lawfully given, or any requirement lawfully imposed under the CFTA.