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    Wednesday, 12 October 2016

    Kano: CPC impounds 1000 cartons of adulterated dates

    Malam Abubakar Yusuf, acting executive secretary, Kano state consumer protection council disclosed Tuesday that 1,000 cartons of adulterated dates, valued at millions of naira have been impounded by the council.

    The dates were impounded at a warehouse, located along Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kano, Monday October 10, following a tip off.

    His words: “The council recently received reports of fake and adulterated products such as cooking oil, baking powder and rice, found in shops and markets across the state”.

    According to him, “the unwholesome products were being sold to the consuming public by businessmen and women who were just after their selfish interest of making money at all cost”.

    Today.ng quoted the CPC boss in Kano of advising  customers to always take time to check the products they buy, especially the expiry date, quality and taste if possible.

    Yusuf said: “Consumers should always pay attention to the quality of products they buy; they should even inspect and ask questions on the labeling, packaging and expiry date of an item before buying if in doubt.”

    He said that the Council had conducted regular education programme to enlighten consumers on what to look out for when buying an item.

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