Lagos State Govt. set to ban sale of bottled drinks exposed to sun.
The Lagos State Govt says plans are underway to ban the sale of plastic bottled drinks exposed to the sunlight
The G.M, Consumer Protection Agency, Mr Afolabi Solebo made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Friday
He said, “Plastic bottled drinks exposed to continuous sunlight are [email protected] to health & very cancerous. Therefore, it will be part of our public enlightenment between now and the end of the year. So that by 2023, we will not only confiscate such drinks but we will prosecute people that are displaying those products under sunlight
We also want to have a stakeholders’ meeting with manufacturers of those bottled drinks so as to get alternatives for dummy of the products for distributors to display. The essence of displaying those products in the sunlight is to attract consumers to come buy. So if you can put dummies in the sun it has no effect since dummies look like the real thing,” Solebo said