The prominent problems exposed by the “health” market, such as false propaganda, consumer fraud, and counterfeiting and selling, have caused widespread concern. On the 11th, the Hunan Provincial Market Supervision Bureau and the Hunan Provincial Public Security Department and other 14 departments launched a joint action to rectify the “health” market chaos. The key remediation period was the Spring Festival and other holidays, and the “3.15” International Consumer Rights Day.
It is understood that the focus of the "Hundred-Day Action" in Hunan Province includes "brain-washing" false propaganda for special consumer groups such as the elderly and the sick, and deceives under the name of "prevention" and "treatment of disease" in Chinese medicine or by medical theory and terminology. Inducing, forcing consumers to accept illegal medical treatment, direct marketing and marketing activities of direct selling companies, direct sellers and distributors, and the behavior of publishing false information such as App and public number.
The key industries for remediation include food (health food), equipment, supplies, utensils, household consumer goods, water purifiers, air purifiers, and other household appliances, jade articles, etc., which claim to have "health care". Efficient services, etc.
The key places and areas for remediation include hotels and hotels with conference marketing, and crowded places such as communities, parks, plazas, and stations that are prone to “health” marketing activities. The sales target is mainly “health” shops for the elderly and sick groups. Scenic areas, rural towns, rural markets, urban and rural junctions, etc.
Xiang Shuguang, director of the Hunan Provincial Market Supervision Bureau, said that it is necessary to concentrate law enforcement forces and resources, promptly investigate and publish a number of major typical cases of false propaganda, illegal advertisements, counterfeiting and sales, illegal direct sales, etc. The illegal cost has formed a powerful shock, and at the same time established a sound long-term supervision mechanism.
(Article source: 澎湃News)