Aligarh: Consumer Commission imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on a famous chocolate company, know the whole matter

The Consumer Commission has taken major action against the famous chocolate company (Cadavari) in Aligarh. A case regarding children falling ill due to eating spoiled chocolate was filed in the District Consumer Commission. In this case, a fine of Rs 5 lakh 10 thousand has been imposed on the famous chocolate company. Actually, the children had fallen ill after eating chocolate from a renowned chocolate company. At the same time, a complaint was made to the chocolate company regarding this matter, but no solution was given by the company.

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Digvijay Singh, a resident of Vasundhara Colony, Khair Road, Aligarh, had filed an application in the District Consumer Commission, complaining against Cadbury India Limited. It was said in the application that children like Cadbury chocolate very much and children often buy it and eat it.

Children fell ill after eating chocolate of a famous company

The complainant had purchased a celebration pack of Cadbury chocolates from a store in Hapur on the occasion of Diwali two years ago. In which seven chocolates came out. Three chocolates from this pack were gifted to the neighboring children. After eating these, the neighborhood children became ill. Whose treatment was done by Digvijay Singh’s father himself. During this time, when he saw four chocolates kept, their color had changed and there was fungus on them. In this matter, he had complained to customer care on 6 November 2021.

The court imposed a fine of five lakh ten thousand

At the same time, an official of the company came to the house to hear the complaint. Was expected to resolve the complaint from him. But no solution was given by the company regarding this incident. A complaint was lodged again on November 11, but there was no resolution to it. Then an application was filed in the District Consumer Commission. While hearing this case, the bench comprising District Consumer Commission Chairman Justice Hasnain Qureshi and member Alok Upadhyay has given the verdict. In which out of five lakh ten thousand rupees, five thousand rupees have been asked to be given as compensation and five thousand rupees have been asked to be given as litigation expenses. The company has also been asked to deposit Rs 5 lakh in the Consumer Welfare Fund.

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