WERE THERE ANY PEANUTS? INFORMATION IN THE INTERNET CLAIM ATTENTION

Controller’s of Kherson confectionery factory error cost on the binding on consideration recommendations from the regional department of the Anti-monopoly Committee of Ukraine.

Citizen Ivanovska A.N. appealed to the Kherson regional department of the Anti-monopoly Committee of Ukraine, who was made aware of the production of Kherson confectionery factory posted on its official website http://hkf.in.ua/ in order to buy products for diabetics and found inconsistence of the composition of the product “peanut rolls with fructose” to its title, particularly, peanuts are not even included to its composition.53_1The department analysed the information on the website and established that peanuts aren’t actually included to the composition of “peanut rolls with fructose”. I other words, peanut rolls with fructose are free of peanuts.

On the request of the regional department, TOV Kherson confectionery factory reported that rings of peanuts are included (!) in the composition of “peanut rolls with fructose”.

(N.B.) Lack of this raw material in the composition deciphering of the product on the site was caused by the operator’s technical error when typing the text.

As a proof, the factory provided the regional department with a sample of rolls packing slip, on which is stated that fried grated ring of peanut is included in the composition of the product.

The department established that taking into account that the information about products on the site is posted in the way that any person has an opportunity to have a look at composition of any product, on other words, it is oriented on wide range of customers, so the actions of TOV Kherson confectionery factory are considered to show signs of breaking the law on the protection against the unfair competition as they disseminate the misinforming information on the composition of the product “peanut rolls with fructose”.

According to this, on 02/11/2016, the Kherson regional department of the Anti-monopoly Committee of Ukraine recommended TOV Kherson confectionery factory (Kherson) to stop posting false information the composition of the product “peanut rolls with fructose” on the factory’s website http://hkf.in.ua/ and refrain from committing such actions in the future.

The recommendations are compulsory for consideration by TOV Kherson confectionery factory within 10 days of the day of receipt.

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