Mar 29, 2021

Appeal court to hear Maliban Lemon puff case today Featured

Colombo Appeal Court will today hear the of the case filed to obtain a writ order against the continuous displaying of “ real lemon” on the cover of Maliban Lemon Puff biscuit and related advertisement.

The case was filed against Maliban Biscuit company, Consumer Affairs Authority and Sri Lanka Standards Institute.

Sri Lanka Vinivida Peramuna Chairperson Nagananda Kodituwakku said Maliban company had admitted that their “Lemon Puff” biscuit does not contain “real lemon despite the company’s claims on their biscuit cover and the advertisements.

The company was given seven days to remove the biscuit with the particular wrapper.

That seven days expired on Jan 18 and Kodituwakku said they have previously informed the Maliban company that they would resort to legal action if the company fails to remove the particular biscuit from the market.