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Consumer Affairs Authority Sets Standard Weight for Bread in Recent Gazette

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has released an Extraordinary Gazette outlining the standardized weight for loaves of bread, ensuring uniformity in the market.

As per the Gazette, a full loaf of bread should weigh 450g, allowing for a permissible deficiency of 13.5g. Similarly, for a half loaf of bread, the standard weight is specified as 225g, with an allowable deficiency of 9g.

The CAA emphasizes that all types of bread, whether manufactured, packed, stored, offered for sale, displayed, or sold at retail or wholesale, must adhere to the standard weights specified in the Extraordinary Gazette.

In addition to this directive, all traders have been mandated to prominently display the weight of bread offered for sale, ensuring transparency and consumer awareness.

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