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CA bars Fonterra from advertising products 100% perfect

8 August 2013 11:20 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Court of Appeal today issued an Interim Order compelling the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) to prevent Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., from publishing any advertisements in the “manner and style deceiving the consumers and public that the products imported by them are 100% perfect.

The Bench comprising Justices S.Sriskandarajah (President of the CA) and W.M.M.Malinie Gunaratne issued this order operative till August 21 sequent to a Writ Petition complaining that the Milk Power imported from New Zealand was contaminated with Dicyandiamide (DCD) which was harmful and / or toxic to human health. (SSS)

  Comments - 8

  • Madzy Thursday, 08 August 2013 11:29 AM


    ANTON Thursday, 08 August 2013 11:32 AM


    suresh Thursday, 08 August 2013 11:51 AM

    Good work, I saw their advertisement on TV just yesterday and was wondering whats going on.

    Seriously Thursday, 08 August 2013 12:05 PM

    If found Guilty, I want to Sue them for lying to me - I got Pedia Pro for my kids aged 2 (now) for the past 1 year and I have bills to prove !!

    OG Friday, 09 August 2013 01:20 AM

    Only politicians are 100% perfect.

    Hareen Friday, 09 August 2013 08:13 AM

    Is cow and gate also Fontera? what are the baby milk types that are safe now? some one please comment. Thanks

    Raymond Punchisingho Friday, 09 August 2013 01:00 PM

    Looks like a bribe was demanded and not forthcoming.

    Lalindra Saturday, 10 August 2013 07:01 AM

    The milk powder 'circus' to cover the Weliweriya 'crisis.'

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