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CTSI calls for delay of Retained EU Law Bill as Lords express concerns

Posted: 01/11/2023

The consumer protection body agrees with peers’ criticisms of proposed Bill.

Be on guard against Christmas scams

Posted: 12/20/2022

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is sounding the alarm about the latest wave of scams which could cause misery to consumers and their families in the run-up to Christmas.

CTSI supports call for strengthened allergen rules

Posted: 12/19/2022

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has lent its support to calls for a stronger, more robust system to record incidences of anaphylaxis and to prevent the mislabelling of food containing allergens in the wake of the tragic death of Celia Marsh.

1.4 tonnes of illegal vapes seized by North East Trading Standards teams

Posted: 12/14/2022

Trading Standards teams from across the North East, working together as the North East Trading Standards Association, have removed thousands of non-compliant vaping products from sale. A total of 1.4 tonnes of illegal disposable vaping products seized from retailers during operations over the past six months have been sent for destruction. 

CTSI issues warning as majority of consumers prepare for cut-price Christmas

Posted: 12/13/2022

New research reveals four fifths of UK consumers plan for a “cut price Christmas”.

 


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