Compliance inspections for unsafe, expired goods

JOHANNESBURG - The National Consumer Commission is concerned about expired food being sold at discounted prices. 

The commission says the health of poor and vulnerable consumers cannot be compromised for cheaper prices.

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It said suppliers are driven by profit and not the well-being of communities. 

Compliance officers discovered the trend after inspections in Polokwane, Seshego, and Turfloop.

The goods being sold included baby food, instant noodles, juices, and tinned food.
 

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