Friday, August 23, 2013

Gampaha District Court Has Lifted Enjoin Order Against Fontera

The Gampaha District Court which has issued an enjoin order against fonterra brands sri lanka  private limited on last friday from banning advertising,distributing and selling of their milk powder products in the country has lifted the said court order this evening .

However  the district court has re issued notices for five of the fonterra sri lanka board of directors to be presented in Court on 25th of September on contempt of court charges.the court case on contempt of court charges against fonterra was filed by lawyers of  Government Nursing Officers Association which requested the enjoin order from  court last week.

The New Zealand based dairy company fonterra has earlier announced  today that they have suspended it's operations in Sri Lanka.

Fonterra New Zealand Had Suspended Their Operations In Sri Lanka

The Fonterra New Zealand Company has announced today(23) that they had temporarily suspended their operations in Sri Lanka with immediate effect due to the unstable situation for their company.last Friday(16) gampha district court in Sri Lanka has issued an enjoin order to Fonterra Company Sri Lanka banning advertising,distributing and selling of all their milk powder products for 14 days.

Afterwards the lawyers of  the plaintiffs in case filed against fonterra have produced evidence to the court stating the company has violated court order and advertised and sold their products in the market.this lead to a separate case filed against fonterra on contempt of court.

The chief executive of fonterra new Zealand theo speirings has said on their decision to suspend operations it was taken to ensure  safety of 755 local workers attach to the sri lankan plant and to secure company's action is underway to resolving the order spierings has said.fonterra new zealand has already closed down their plants and office in Biyagama , Sri Lanka and have asked their workers to stay at home according to sources.

Recent developments occurred regarding fonterra products in Sri Lanka have made difficult to maintain their day to day operations here spierings further added.