Consumer Grievances with Food Products - Inputs on Solutions

Dear Friends,

Listed below are the key Root Causes highlighted by you for Consumer Grievances with food products in India.

Please review them and add if anything is missing. Otherwise, let us identify Solutions to these Root Causes.

Once we identify the Solutions, we will submit a consolidated whitepaper for action to Consumer Affairs Ministry and other related Ministries.

Thanks for your participation!
Rajendra Pratap Gupta

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Consumer grievances with food products – Root Causes
1. Not enough quality checks
2. Food products are illegally imported
3. Products are put into fake packaging
4. Non-awareness on the part of the consumers
5. There is no limit on printing the MRP
6. Sweet shops are not regulated by law
7. No effective implementation of rules & regulation
8. Lack of competition for certain products
9. Food inspectors are bribed to ignore certain situations
10. Lack of bar-coding
11. No raids done and no action taken to stop this menace
12. No proper and easy mechanism to put complains and track them more  

View all 51 comments Below 51 comments
Use of Pesticides right from seeding till it reaches consumers on various stages is not being properly taught to farmers/industrialists (may be not being practised even after proper guidance is given ) and not checked at all stages(may be checking casually at random during factory stage/packing stage ). Citizens whether farmer,industialist or bureaucracy is not considering that it is used by human beings. more  
The consumer is not informed what in the view of the government constitutes a standard quality to enable him to look and verify that the products fulfills such requirement more  
consumers don't reject poor/bad quality products,as demand is more than the supply, so whatever is available Sells. If supply is adequate, quality will improve as there will be choice. Gujrat Milk revilution is one example. more  
Some product need specific degree cooling those are freeze or warmed on and off before it reach to kitchen and food quality becomes bad to consume but still shop sells them at MRP Cool drinks almost all manufacturing are served cooled by shopkeeper at 2-5 rupees extra except malls. more  
Inorbit Mall vashi charges Rs.43/- for a bottle of Mineral water. There is no MRP printed on Kinlesy bottle sold there. In the same mall the cooking oil is sold less than MRP, so there is no logic big mall big charges. Best regards Ashok On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Rajendra Pratap Gupta < support@localcirclesmail.com> wrote: > more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • Income Tax new site

      The Income Tax Department has launched new site where you can not fill your income data for the year from April 2020 to March 2021. After login to Income Tax site you are asked to revalidate the pr...

      By Anonymous Circle member
      /
    • Carteling by telcos - Voda increases rates

      Airtel & now voda are on a full blown looting spree. Within 2 months they went from Rs. 39 to 79 to 99. So many domestic workers and other low income families have already stopped recharging th...

      By RN Chopra
      /
    • Sub standard pressure cookers selling online

      Central Consumer Protection Authority has issued notices to e-commerce entities offering for sale Pressure Cookers in violation of compulsory BIS Standards. Notices have been issued to Amazon, Shop...

      By Sobhita D
      /
    • Airtel raising tarrifs

      At a time when their quality is just pathetic, they decide to raise tariffs. And i am sure because of cartelisation the others two will do so too. Govt will likely be mute spectator and consumer th...

      By RN Chopra
      /
    • Why is Localcircles not escalating inflation issues

      Potato- 40 Tomato 80 Beans - 100 Is what we are paying in east Delhi at attached redi. Good quality in good store is 100 a kg for tomato. Please escalate this to ...

      By Neelam Bose
      /
    • Careful if getting vaccinated at private hospitals

      Most hospitals have excess vaccine stocks near expiration date and a few even expired so they are selling them at discounts, forcing them on villages via CSR etc. If u or family/friend g...

      By Seema Shah
      /
    • Ola uber drivers making mockery of their systems

      Appears that the cracks in the Ola Uber systems are coming out and poor consumers are being made to suffer. Example Delhi stations some Of them the drivers find demand through ola u...

      By Mala Sehgal
      /
    • Illegal goods shouldnt be sold online

      This attached article about gaanja selling on amazon is very concerning. That too not one two shipment but in crores. Can LocalCircles please conduct discussions/Survey on how due dilige...

      By Ajay Mittal
      /
    • Purchase of tv from Flipkart- brand TCL Iffalcon

      I have purchased TCL - Iffalcon TV from Flipkart in the month of October, within 20 days TV has gone bad, logged a ticket with TCL an Engineer visited and informed a part has bad and need to be rep...

      By Abdul Aziz Sayed
      /
    • Automatic deductions from account without OTP

      RBI had changed the rules whereby automatic deductions from credit cards or debit cards, without OTP was banned. Earlier, some big players like Netflix used to force customers to save t...

      By Ashok Kumar Kuwar
      /
    • Be very careful of big basket

      Especially its all Big Basket daily which offers subscription to milk and groceries. Know that once u subscribe to something if the prices of the product drops, the bb daily keeps debiti...

      By Sarika Bansal
      /
Share
Enter your email and mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

All My Circles
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)