Monday, January 24

Acodeco announces progress of its Christmas operation


During the 2021 Christmas operation, the Authority for Consumer Protection and Defense of Competition (Acodeco) is developing various verifications in different commercial establishments in the country, in order to monitor compliance with consumer protection standards established in laws and decrees.

Among the activities reported with anomalies, in the visits of the Acodeco verifiers, are the following:

– Verification of the scanner in El Machetazo de Penonomé, a report was drawn up with anomalies, because the prices on the shelves did not agree with those charged at the cash register.

– In the Kenneth Cole Anclas Mall store, a breach of advertising was detected that announced 50% discount in the entire store. It was confirmed that the store did not comply with the promotion.

– In the Super 99 of Sabanitas (Colón), 47 products with no price in sight, 318 expired products and 41 damaged products were detected.

– La Oca Loca Warehouse (Albrook Mall), 326 expired and damaged products were recalled.

– At the Ortho Plus dental clinic, a report was drawn up with anomalies when promotion was detected without a start date and an end date.

– Super Centro Popular Las Tablas, 35 expired and damaged products were withdrawn.

– In Changuinola, Cielo supermarket, 120 expired and deteriorated products were withdrawn from sale.

– Minisuper Jin Jin, located in Santiago, 96 expired and deteriorated products.

– Verification of the scanner in the Todo a Dollar store, in Chitré, shows anomalies when detecting the price of a toy with a surcharge.

– At the Transporte e Inversiones García SA fuel station, in David, we detected non-compliance in the fuel prices of December 3, 2021, in the liter of diesel and 91 octane gasoline for this city.

– In the Charriol store, Multiplaza shopping center, a report was drawn up with anomalies, detecting advertising without a start date and an end date.

– At Doit Center (Albook Mall), 26 expired and damaged products were detected and withdrawn.

– At Cochez & Cía., In Las Tablas, 73 expired and deteriorated products that were for sale were recalled.

– At the Lush store, located in the Alta Plaza shopping center, 23 expired and deteriorated products were removed.

The Acodeco remains vigilant and reiterates that, in compliance with its auditing tasks, it has Sindi (Institutional Information and Complaint System), through WhatsApp and Telegram 6330-3333, the AcodecoPma social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and the website.



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