COLOMBO (NewsRadio); A Gazette Extraordinary has been published pertaining to the price of eggs.
According to the Gazette, Maximum Retail Price of white and brown eggs based on weight has also been declared.
Accordingly, a white egg must be sold at a maximum price of Rs.44 or a kilogram for no more than Rs.880 while a brown egg must be sold at Rs.46 or a kilogram for Rs. 920 with effect from today.
The Gazette notification has been issued by the Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority, Shantha Niriella under powers vested in him by Section 20(5) of the Consumer Affairs Authority Act, No. 09 of 2003.
Accordingly, no Manufacturer, Producer, Supplier, Distributor or Trader can sell, supply, promote or offer to sell eggs above the declared MRP from today.
The Consumer Affairs Authority has also rescinded the Order No. 85 published in Government Gazette Extraordinary No. 2315/57 dated 20th of January, 2023.