Press Release 18 January 2022 Smoking is one of the many factors that may lead to cancer. However, it is not the only cause and the insurance companies cannot use it as an excuse to reject the insurance claim. Recently, a consumer court..
Press Release Ahmedabad, 28 December 2021 Imagine having a bedsheet that would purify the air while you sleep. Sounds too good to be true, right? That is exactly what Welspun Global Brands Ltd. claimed about its brand “Spaces Bedsheet”. &n..
Press Release 17 December 2021 A lot of issues are being faced by consumers in the housing sector. These include non-allotment of the property despite full payment, non-refund of money on cancellation of booking, non-reversal of arbitra..
Press Release 12 November 2021 Ministry of Consumer Affairs had proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 and invited stakeholders to send their comments. Consumer Education and Research Centre (CERC..
Gujarat Vidyapith Students participate in a Global Campaign “Sharing Communities” to Promote Sustainable Consumption
Press Release 11 October 2021 Green Action Week observed every year during the first week of October (Oct. 4-10), is a global people’s campaign to promote sustainable consumption. Each year in October, organisations around the world t..
Press Release 30 September 2021 After recovering from serious Covid complications which led them to the hospital, several patients fight another battle of recovering the money spent from their mediclaim company. Many consumers have complained ..
Press Release 8 September 2021 In a survey done by Consumer Education and Research Centre (CERC) across 33 districts of Gujarat, large number of salt samples from Anganwadi have been found to not comply with minimum iodine levels as per..
Press Release 12th August 2021 Food systems in South Asia are in urgent need of decisive action. The COVID-19 pandemic has weakened progress on food security and malnutrition. The 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit is a platform for pol..
AMID PANDEMIC, AD CLAIMS AC EASIER ALTERNATIVE THAN BREATHING EXERCISES FOR HEALTHIER LUNGS. CERC ASKS CCPA TO ACT
Press Release 5th May 2021 As the pandemic rages on relentlessly throughout the country, we see false claims being made, especially on the social media, regarding ways to prevent Covid and, also its treatment. Whilst till some time back..
PRESSNOTE-32/E&R/October 24 Consumer Health is not a priority for Noodle manufacturers, reveal CERC tests Instant Noodles remain unhealthy even after 7 years Ahmedabad, 24 October 2019Â Grahak Sathi (October-November 2019), the National..
Â Loose shrikhand: All samples found unsafe Branded shrikhand complies with parameters and is less expensive Ahmedabad, 27 June 2019 Â Grahak SathiÂ (June-July 2019), the National Consumer Magazine in Hindi published by Consumer Educati..
PRESSNOTE-28/E&R/April 9 10 brands of besan tested: Which is the best one?Â Ahmedabad, 9 April 2019Â Grahak Sathi (April-May 2019), the National Consumer Magazine in Hindi published by Consumer Education and Research Centre (CERC), A..
PRESSNOTE-25/E&R/Jan 19 Loose ice cream: A dangerous dessert 70% loose ice cream samples had extremely high levels of coliform bacteria; 50% gola samples had food colours above limit Ahmedabad, 31 January 2019 Grahak Sathi (Feb-Mar 2019), ..
PRESSNOTE-24/E&R/Jan 19 Press Release CERC survey reveals Snapdeal sells products at unbelievable discounts. Are they Counterfeit? CERC makes a representation to DCGI asking for urgent intervention Ahmedabad, 28 January 2019 Consumer Educa..
PRESSNOTE-27/E&R/March 28 Press Release Officersâ€™ Choice Blue snacks advertisement by M.S. Dhoni to be withdrawn ASCI upholds CERC complaint of Officers Choice Blue Liquor being advertised undercover of snacks Â Ahmedabad, 28 Marc..
Revised Press Release CERC takes Nestle India and L’Oreal India to court Advts of Maggi Nutri-licious Atta Noodles and Alia bhatt endorsed Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water found to be false. Class Action Suits filed on both companies. Ah..
Press Release Court sends notice to Amazon on CERC complaint Â Complaint is about fake product sold on the e-commerce giantâ€™s portal Â Ahmedabad, 7 January 2019 The Ahmedabad District Forum has admitted a complaint filed by Consum..
Advertisements featuring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone and Vidya Balan ordered to be Withdrawn/ Modified Press Release ASCI responds to CERC complaints against shampoo and hair oil advertisements; finds the claims misleading by exagger..