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93pc of Dhaka medicine shops sell expired drugs

Sun Online Desk

10th June, 2019 05:27:16 printer

93pc of Dhaka medicine shops sell expired drugs

Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection on Monday said that date expired drugs are being sold at the ninety three per cent of medicine shops in the capital.

Manjur Mohammad Shahriar, deputy director of the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection department, disclosed the information at a programme at AKM Gias Uddin Milky Auditorium in the capital’s Farmgate area.

Bangladesh Supermarket Owner’s Association (BSOA) arranged the programme marking World Food Safety Day-2019 on Monday.

Shahriar said, “An assessment on the monitoring of the markets in the capital for the last six months shows that date expired drugs are being sold at nearly ninety three per cent of medicine shops in Dhaka Metropolitan City.”

He also informed that Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection has already fined many medicine shops and halted a few temporally for keeping and selling expired drugs in the capital.


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