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Companies need to print 'Best before' on pre-packaged food: Government

He also said the font size of numerals printed on pre-packaged commodities has been increased and this will come into force from January 1, 2018. Those violating these rules will be liable to face penalty under the Legal Metrology Act, 2009, he added.

Delhi Confidential

The shock of the sudden transfer of former health secretary Keshav Desiraju to the Consumer Affairs Ministry still seems to be reverberating.


FMC doubts reliability of National Spot Exchange Ltd data,orders disclosure of pay-out details

NSEL was ordered to reconcile amount of pay-in and pay-out to be made to various members of exchange.

National Spot Exchange Ltd: Returns roulette stops,investors get spooked

Read all about it: What did NSEL do,Ministry's role and how it all impacted panicked investors.

Govt orders suspension of trading on National Spot Exchange Ltd

The daily turnover on the exchange which was over Rs 1,000 cr,has fallen to around 350 cr.

FMC for giving more time to NMCE to expand equity capital

NMCE,known for trading in spice and plantation crops,recorded a turnover of Rs 18,923 crore this year.


Packaging: Size mandatory in 19 items

The move aims to protect consumers from unfair trade practice by companies.

20% consumers know about consumer protection law: Study

Just 42 per cent of them have heard about consumer rights,even after 25 years of its existence.

Make gold hallmarking mandatory: CAG

Hallmarking of gold,voluntary at present,is a purity certification of the precious metal.

Govt plans to bring commodity spot exchanges under FMC

Forward Markets Commission has been regulating futures trading since 2003,when hedging in commodities was allowed after 40 years.