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WHAT A GOOD PRODUCT LABEL SHOULD SHOW

Source: Consumer Council Of Fiji.
Monday, February 18, 2013

* Price tags help consumers

compare prices of different brands

of the same products.

* Ingredients provide key

information to consumers before they decide to purchase the product.

* Name and address of the

manufacturer or distributor.

* Batch numbers or identification marks to ensure easy product recall

if problem develops after sale.

* Best before or use by or expiry dates — you should

not buy the product if it is being sold after the expiry date.

* The information on the label should be in English or in a language

you can read and understand. If you don't understand the language,

then don't buy the product.

* Instructions for use and preparation.

* Storage instructions.

* Warnings and cautions.

* Weight or volume of the product so that consumers know

how much value they getting for the money spent.