Consumers Association of Bangladesh

Consumers Association of Bangladesh  conducted a survey on packaged biscuits of 66 brands create of 33 companies in July 2003. The survey related that 76% did not have BSTI certification marks and proper labeling, 86% had no expiry date on the label, in 83% cases weight was not mentioned and in 83% cases the sellers are taking more price. Consumers Association of Bangladesh  conducted another survey in August- September 2002 on 51 brands of Jams and Jelly of 31 companies and it was found that 52% of Jams and Jelly did not have BSTI certification marks, 13.72% did not mention ingredients, 23.52% did not mention date of production and date of expiry and in 54.90% cases retail price was not mentioned on the label.