LOCAL bakeries supplying breads to shops and canteens in Honiara have been urged to label the package of their products.
Members of the public in Honiara have criticised failure by the Bakery manufacturers of bread to label their products before selling them through shopping outlets.
Concerned customers say manufacturers of bread and buns who fail to put labels on their products are in breached of the law which requires labeling of items sold to consumers.
The failure in labeling bakery food products had sparked widespread public re-action by angry consumers who voiced their frustrations and concerns over the social network.
One citizen posted re-action said “going into any shops in Honiara, you will have 100% chance of finding bread without a label on the package”.
One of the posts found on the Forum Solomon Islands International page says “I am very surprised and concern at the manner unlabelled goods continued to be sold in shops in Honiara”.
A good number of posts on the social media regarding unlabelled goods has attracted wide criticism where citizens are calling on the responsible authorities and bread producers to be fair and label the content and ingredients of their products on the package.
It is understand that most citizens living in Honiara are buying breads without labels every morning for breakfast without knowing the type of ingredients and amount of ingredient content in the bread.
It is a legal requirement that consumers need to know through the product labels, the content make-ups of products before deciding whether or not to buy the food item.
By BIRIAU WILSON SAENI