The Federal Consumer Protection Agency (Profeco), through its head Ricardo Sheffield Padillaannounced the placement of yellow decals on scales in stores that sell basic basket productswith the aim of assuring consumers that exact quantities of merchandise are being sold and are not scams.
In the section of ‘Who’s who in prices’from the morning conference in the government palacethe head of the Attorney General’s Office pointed out that moments of inflation “is a great temptation” on the part of the merchants alter the scalesso this new tool will make it possible to give consumers certainty that prices are fair.
Since last Friday the prophet has announced that, as of the first day of August, it would begin with an official action of place a hologram and a ‘Yellow Seal’ sticker merchants who use scales or pumps to trade any product or fuel in the country, in addition to pointing out that those who do not have these stamps will be subject to fines.
The attorney under the command of Ricardo Sheffield, performs the verification of scales and dispensers in stores in the country twice a yearbut this new seal aims to help consumers identify those devices that have been verified.
Bliss decal has the legend: “The yellow seal takes care of your pocket” Y “If you have it is verified”. The purpose of the measure is to raise awareness among consumers who will be able to save in their economy if Check the scales.
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Likewise, the official pointed out that in the unit they are asking everyone to help them so that when they see the decal this gives them sure that the scale with which they sell their products, it is calibrated.
In this sense, if you detect that a scale or dispenser is altered, you can file your complaint through the consumer’s telephone number. 55 5568 8722 and 800 4688722, On a schedule 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Fridayand of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends and holidays.