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SL govt takes legal action against flour companies

Sri Lanka's Consumer Affairs Authority has filed cases at the High Court against two of the island's flour companies, Prima Group and Serendib Co., for increasing the wheat flour price without approval from themselves.


The increase in flour prices, led to bakers increasing the price of bread to Rs 2.

Citing the Consumer Protection Act, the Authority said that approval was need to increase the price of an essential food commodity.

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