The Supreme People’s Procuratorate issued the “March 15” typical cases of public interest litigation on food and drug safety by procuratorial organs

2022-05-09 0 By

On the occasion of the March 15 International Consumer Rights and Interests Protection Day, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate released 12 typical cases of public interest litigation on food and drug safety by procuratorial organs, focusing on new issues of public concern under the new situation of food and drug production and sales, and providing experiences that can be promoted and copied on how to handle new types of cases.Among the 12 typical cases, 4 were related to food safety and 8 were related to drug safety.Among them, 8 typical cases in the pharmaceutical field involved the production, management and use of drugs, including drug production quality, illegal management, false publicity, drug safety in medical institutions and other issues.In February this year, the Eighth Procuratorial Office of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) supervised the handling of clues in public interest litigation cases involving illegal addition of drugs to anti-bacterial preparations of a batch of products with “xiao” brand name.The Procuratorate of Ziyun County in Guizhou Province and Jiangshan County in Zhejiang Province respectively urged health departments to investigate and punish manufacturers and sellers of illegally added products, and promoted special supervision work, which is also reflected in the typical cases released this time.This group of typical cases highlighted the comprehensive use of procuratorial organs in consultation, procuratorial suggestions, hearings, litigation, follow-up supervision, “looking back” and other ways to promote the problem of public damage to be effectively solved;Strengthening food and drug safety work involving the protection of the rights and interests of minors, the elderly and other special groups;We will deepen efforts to trace the root causes of hotspot issues affecting people’s livelihood, and promote systematic rectification of common problems in industries.For example, the Procuratorate of Shanxi Province urged provincial health departments to investigate and punish doctors and related personnel who illegally prescribe prescription drugs, and promoted the province to carry out special activities for investigation and rectification of narcotic and psychotropic drugs management problems in medical institutions.Three typical cases of punitive compensation for civil public interest lawsuits attached to criminal cases were also released, effectively deterring and warning potential counterfeiters.According to statistics, procuratorial organs nationwide filed 30,000 public interest litigation cases on food and drug safety in 2021, up 10 percent year-on-year.More than 26,000 cases of public interest litigation in the field of food safety were handled, and 480,000 kilograms of counterfeit and shoddy food were urged to be investigated.We handled more than 3,000 cases of public interest litigation in the field of drug safety, and urged authorities to investigate and prosecute over 1,400 kilograms of counterfeit and substandard drugs and smuggled drugs.Eighth, head of the prosecutor’s office, said the next step, the procuratorial organs will focus on the crowd concern concern of food and drug safety issues, supervised by strengthening funds-raising cases and listing a number of key case, leading the public welfare lawsuit procuratorial departments around the grasp of real fine drug safety, public interest litigation in procuratorial work, strengthen the people’s feeling, happiness, a sense of security.Procuratorial organs food and drug safety “3 · 15” public interest litigation case a typical cases in handan, hebei province economic and technological development zone people’s procuratorate supervise medical hairdressing regulatory responsibilities of administrative public welfare lawsuit administrative public interest litigation procedure before litigation medical hairdressing illegal drug safety management for hairdressing drug management is not standard, medical equipment quality is not up to standard,The procuratorial organs can urge the relevant administrative organs to perform their duties in accordance with the law, promote the standardization of medical beauty industry services, and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of consumers.In May 2021, handan, hebei province economic and technological development zone area with internal medical hairdressing disputes caused by the public security cases, exposed the jurisdiction cosmetic problems, lacking of medical beauty and life beauty institutions exist without a licence or business beyond authorization, medicines and medical cosmetology instrument using lax, false advertising, such as illegal situation,Micro plastic surgery has become “dangerous” plastic surgery, which not only disturbs the management order of medical beauty industry, but also poses a great threat to the life and health safety of consumers.In October 2021, the People’s Procuratorate of Handan Economic and Technological Development Zone (hereinafter referred to as the District Procuratorate) found clues of the case in the course of performing its duties and decided to initiate an investigation.On November 5, the district hospital organized the district Health Bureau and the district Market Supervision Bureau to hold a hearing, and issued a procuratorial proposal to the district Health Bureau and the District Market Supervision Bureau, suggesting that the drug supervision and management should be strengthened, and the illegal operation of beauty institutions should be promptly investigated and comprehensively remedied.After receiving the procuratorial suggestion, district health bureau, area and market supervision administration carried out to crack down on illegal medical beauty services rectification action, check the beauty institutions, 120, to investigate and punish illegal business 10 behavior such as cosmetics, clamp down on unlicensed unlicensed medical cosmetology organization five, life beauty institutions, 11 units for administrative punishment to the related responsibility.On December 16, 2021, the district hospital conducted a follow-up investigation on the rectification, and randomly checked some beauty institutions, which have been completed.Procuratorial organs for medical beauty industry active as violations of personal health and safety problems, through public hearings, and distributing the procuratorial recommendations, urge the relevant administrative organs in accordance with the comprehensive takes office, build the government responsibility, multi-sectoral coordination linkage and comprehensive treatment pattern, the rule of law guarantee medical beauty industry to promote the medical beauty industry service specification,To realize the people’s good wishes for safe, safe and healthy medical care.