Tag Archives: Consumer Protection Council

CPC opens investigation on NBC – Fanta, Sprite Court ruling

The Consumer Protection Council (“CPC”) on Thursday said it had opened an investigation on the recent court ruling regarding Fanta and Sprite, products of Nigerian Bottling Company (“NBC”).

The Director-General of CPC, Mrs. Dupe Atoki, said it had written a letter to NBC summoning it to provide the agency detailed information about the composition and all laboratory tests of the two products – Fanta and Sprite, covering the last 10 years between 2008 and March 2017.

Consumer Protection Council seeks Anti-Monopoly law

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) is said to be leading other stakeholders in seeing that a Federal Competition and Consumer Protection bill currently in the National Assembly is passed.

According to the bill sponsors, the bill when signed into law will guaranty that consumers are protected from monopoly and cartel in the production of goods and services.

Nigerian Breweries makes first statement on CPC investigation on health claims made at beer symposium

Nigerian Breweries Plc said on Friday it had received a notice from the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) about an ongoing investigation launched by the agency on the “veracity of claims regarding the health benefits of beer consumption” made by the company at the recently held Third Annual Beer Symposium.

CPC opens probe into Nigerian Breweries’ health claims on beer consumption

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) said on Sunday it has opened an investigation into claims made by Nigerian Breweries Plc on nutritional and health benefits of beer consumption.

The government agency issued a 14-day ultimatum to the brewer to provide evidence to support the claims which the agency said was capable of luring unsuspecting consumers into unwholesome consumption of the product.