Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Full refund available for recalled coconut oil

The Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs informs the public that on September 8, the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards issued a release on the withdrawal of batches of Real Refined Coconut oil and Magic Refined Coconut Oil.

The batches that have been deemed non-compliant with the compulsory National Standard SLNS 25: 2017 Specification for Coconut Oil are as follows:

Real Refined Coconut Oil - BN 037; BN 039; BN 040, and Magic Refined Coconut Oil - BN 030; BN 036; BN 037; BN 040.

Consumers or small businesses that have purchased these products from the above mentioned batches are asked to stop using the products immediately and return them, with your receipt (where applicable), to the retailer/wholesaler where the purchase was made for a full refund. Please note that the refund is on partially used/unopened bottles.

Any consumer or small business that needs clarification or assistance should contact the Consumer Affairs Department at 468-4229 or 468-4231.

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