Over 600 kg of expired products removed from sale in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 5. / Trend N. Ismayilova /
The State Supervision Service on Consumer market at the Azerbaijani Economic Development Ministry removed over 600 kilogram of the expired products from retail sale points during the monitoring, the ministry said on Nov.5.
Monitoring carried out in the Binagadi, Nasimi and Khatai districts of Baku, as well as in the Ganja, Sumgayit and Siyazan regions of Azerbaijan. The expired food products include sausages, confectionery products, vegetable oils, natural juices, beer, milk and milk products, mayonnaise, and more
Protocols on administrative violations have been complied on enterprises and individuals.
The State Supervision Service on Consumer market recommends consumers to pay attention to expiry dates and labels of products.
Generally, after the Azerbaijani president's decree on amendments and supplements to the Code of Administrative Violations, dated May 17, 54 enterprises have been fined worth 203,200 manats and 557 individuals - 832,300 manats.
On Nov. 5, the official exchange rate is 0.8032 manat to $1.
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