For substandard products, the stores must pay a fine.
It became known as Ukrainians can complain of poor-quality food storage in supermarkets.
The Ukrainian Sanitary rules clearly spelled out all the requirements for food storage in supermarkets and other outlets.
For example, granular products should be stored in bags stacked on racks that are at least 50 cm from walls and 15 cm from the floor. The same rule and for bakery products.
The rules said that for bread storage room must be clean, dry and ventilated, the goods must be located on special shelves and in any case not on the floor.
At the same time, these sanitary norms are not ultimately guarantee good quality, untainted product. If a purchased product does not meet the standards, the product must be returned to the store and demand your money back.
“Buyer may return this product, and he must return the money. Then he can contact the authorities of consumer protection complaints and the requirement to take the necessary measures. If he has suffered some harm, then it is possible to address even the police, for damages associated with the harm caused to health,” say the lawyers.
For products with inadequate quality in the stores provided a large fine. According to the law of Ukraine “On protection of consumer rights”, for the sale of goods, shelf life which ended, a penalty equal to 200% of the value of the remainder of the consignment, but not less than 5 times the minimum.
Experts stress not to become owners of low-quality or spoiled product, you need to be mindful of their consumer rights and the requirements of their performance from a supermarket.
You can request a refund for a broken product, and “catch up” on shopping by checking, in order to eliminate all the inconsistencies of legislative regulations.
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