Trading Standards

Trading Standards


Staffordshire County Council Trading Standards are responsible for enforcing a wide range of legislation relating to the supply and distribution of goods and services.

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Stay safe and avoid counterfeits this bank holiday

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People are being urged to be vigilant and avoid buying counterfeit goods if they're heading to one of Staffordshire's May bank holiday markets or car boot sales. Counterfeit items harm the economy and can harm people. The majority of goods seized in 2015/16 were illicit tobacco products, although others included counterfeit electrical goods, clothes and cosmetics.
Date:
Friday 29th April 2016

National Allergy Awareness Week

Description
People and businesses in Staffordshire are being reminded of the importance of clearly labelled ingredients on food products during national Allergy Awareness Week.
Date:
Thursday 28th April 2016

Trading Standards Business News - Spring 2016

Description
The Trading Standards newsletter is a digital publication bringing businesses the latest in regulation changes and best practices. In this spring issue you can fing information on: Importing and the law; flammability and fancy dresses; online disputes, food labelling, animal feed inspections, cyber-security and consumer rights.
Date:
Tuesday 19th April 2016

Illicit tobacco safety warning following seizures

Description
People are being reminded of the safety risks of illicit tobacco following the seizure of 75,000 cigarettes and 14kg of hand rolling tobacco in Staffordshire by the county council's trading standards team.
Date:
Tuesday 19th April 2016

Illicit tobacco roadshows prove successful

Description
Trading Standards roadshows recently toured the county, aiming to increase awareness of the dangers associated with illicit tobacco and alcohol, and encourage members of the public to provide information about any premises or individuals that may be selling it.
Date:
Tuesday 29th March 2016

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