Received fake honey from Amazon. But I tested/realized this after some months of order. Anything can be done?

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They are not refunding / replacing saying I contacted them after 10 days (replacement period). Thing is I tested it after 2 months. Completely fake. Anything that I can do against the seller / amazon?

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To be honest Amazon’s 10 day return policy on almost all items is very fair compared to some other online retailers.

I don’t think you can do anything here, since you ran out of the allowed return window.

Maybe you can now contact the company directly and resolve the matter.

You are not alone getting trapped in the fake honey scandal, I think they recently found out a large majority of the honey sold in the market were found to be adulterated.

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teriab33 wrote:

You are not alone getting trapped in the fake honey scandal, I think they recently found out a large majority of the honey sold in the market were found to be adulterated.

It is quite bleak scenario with regards to purity of honey. Even after adulterated results these companies send ‘special’ unadulterated sample for testing & claim it’s pure. I give emphasis only to random testing through a credible third party.

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You can mention here the Seller and the Product so other Dimers be alert

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B3A5T wrote:

You can mention here the Seller and the Product so other Dimers be alert

And How u tested..
@Budhe-Baba

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B3A5T wrote:

You can mention here the Seller and the Product so other Dimers be alert

Why don’t you report it amazon, they will refund you. I use to by pantry from amazon, sometimes I receive damaged /leakage items. I just mail amazon along with pics of that product. They issue refund /replaced against those products.
Also report the seller, some shrewd third party sellers sell counterfeit products. Recently my friend bought a Dell laptop battery. The seller had mention that battery is authentic dell brand, but it turn out to be fake upon checking the serial number with dell customer care. My friend logged a complain to amazon, & got refunded. The battery was returned to the seller.

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…I bought honey of 3-4 brands and good tested brands….and we get supply from our native village as well….so in short most of the packaged stuff is adulterated…

…but still whats the harm in eating dabur or apis honey on pancake first thing in morning smile

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contact the company for this , they will refund / give you original honey.

Happened with me , bought Amul dahi and even it was not expired but inside it was expired and having bad smell.. immediately called them and the dealer gave a fresh packet to shopkeeper and i took it . Also got a call regarding the same from company

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how to test 🍯 honey ?

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I think the return period of 10 days is dangerous during Covid 19. as it promotes infections, the virus now shown to be able to live upto 28 days.
https://www.indiatoday.in/science/story/how-lon...
So there should at least be a 30 days return window.

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deepak38 wrote:

I think the return period of 10 days is dangerous during Covid 19. as it promotes infections, the virus now shown to be able to live upto 28 days.
https://www.indiatoday.in/science/story/how-lon...
So there should at least be a 30 days return window.

I didnt understand confused
If they increase the return window to 30 days , and someone returns after 2 days the case would be same ,you mean to say amazon should keep a return policy of “minimum” 30 days , i.e. the customer should keep the product with him for 30 days atleast and then return ? This sounds funny, hope this is not what you mean
Or you mean to say that the customer should open the parcel after 28 days ? confused

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@Budhe-Baba You forgot mentioning the brand

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Mufasa wrote:

Why don’t you report it amazon, they will refund you. I use to by pantry from amazon, sometimes I receive damaged /leakage items. I just mail amazon along with pics of that product. They issue refund /replaced against those products.
Also report the seller, some shrewd third party sellers sell counterfeit products. Recently my friend bought a Dell laptop battery. The seller had mention that battery is authentic dell brand, but it turn out to be fake upon checking the serial number with dell customer care. My friend logged a complain to amazon, & got refunded. The battery was returned to the seller.

It has been 2 months since his order

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As per latest report
Indian most 🍯 Honey Brands are Adulterated with chines sugar syrup
From many years people using these

Return period is over for your order
You can give rating for the product
You can raise complaint with Customer care

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dlhntr wrote:

As per latest report
Indian most 🍯 Honey Brands are Adulterated with chines sugar syrup
From many years people using these

Return period is over for your order
You can give rating for the product
You can raise complaint with Customer care

Actually many other products also adulterated, may be ghee is first and honey next, milk, chilly powder,…

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@Budhe-Baba; which brand is that honey and how u tested the quality of honey??

Could you explain it will be helpful to all dimers

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caks2006407 wrote:

Actually many other products also adulterated, may be ghee is first and honey next, milk, chilly powder,…

First I consider cooking oil
Later all products mentioned above

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androgame wrote:

I didnt understand confused
If they increase the return window to 30 days , and someone returns after 2 days the case would be same ,you mean to say amazon should keep a return policy of “minimum” 30 days , i.e. the customer should keep the product with him for 30 days atleast and then return ? This sounds funny, hope this is not what you mean
Or you mean to say that the customer should open the parcel after 28 days ? confused

I meant there should be a return window of at least upto 30 days or 0-30 days.
i.e. if a person is risk averse then during this pandemic time he should have the option to open the parcel after 28 days if he so wishes.

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But now a days amazon has appointed special team for investigation of such cases and even after seeing pictures of damaged item they do not issue refund….the reason— our special team has rejected refund…be aware …

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Ramesh1997 wrote:

And How u tested..
@Budhe-Baba

+1
Also let us know which was the brand you were using?

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gptpreeti25 wrote:

But now a days amazon has appointed special team for investigation of such cases and even after seeing pictures of damaged item they do not issue refund….the reason— our special team has rejected refund…be aware …

Is this change done recently? I was issued refund previously whenever my pantry order was damaged by cc itself after emailing pics

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yes

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jeff_bezos_amazon_owner wrote:

Is this change done recently? I was issued refund previously whenever my pantry order was damaged by cc itself after emailing pics

yes previously i also got refund refund for damaged items after sending images..
but now they want damaged item picture with invoice and then also reject refund…

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yes. just let them know. you ll get refund

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androgame wrote:

I didnt understand confused
If they increase the return window to 30 days , and someone returns after 2 days the case would be same ,you mean to say amazon should keep a return policy of “minimum” 30 days , i.e. the customer should keep the product with him for 30 days atleast and then return ? This sounds funny, hope this is not what you mean
Or you mean to say that the customer should open the parcel after 28 days ? confused

Amazon return was 30 days for the US. You could even ask for a price difference if the price dropped in that time but they stopped that..

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MrKool_JJ wrote:

+1
Also let us know which was the brand you were using?

https://www.amazon.in/dp/B07H5PVCH7/ref=cm_sw_r...

This is the fake honey. As for test, just watch the videos. It froze at room temperature, tastes like sugar.

Also, I wrote a nasty 1-star review which was successfully posted in Dec but later taken down by Amazon. Amazing.

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Budhe-Baba wrote:

https://www.amazon.in/dp/B07H5PVCH7/ref=cm_sw_r...

This is the fake honey. As for test, just watch the videos. It froze at room temperature, tastes like sugar.

Also, I wrote a nasty 1-star review which was successfully posted in Dec but later taken down by Amazon. Amazing.

compensation lijie naa Amazon se.

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bikidas2060 wrote:

compensation lijie naa Amazon se.

De hi nahi rahe wo burbak. Keh rahe ki 10days se zada ho gaya hai. Agli baar jeff bezos ko tag karunga + india head.

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Budhe-Baba wrote:

https://www.amazon.in/dp/B07H5PVCH7/ref=cm_sw_r...

This is the fake honey. As for test, just watch the videos. It froze at room temperature, tastes like sugar.

Also, I wrote a nasty 1-star review which was successfully posted in Dec but later taken down by Amazon. Amazing.

Get saffola honey bro smile

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MrKool_JJ wrote:

Get saffola honey bro smile

Seems like they are fake seller selling  fake honey and having reviews too speak_no_evil anguished dizzy_face disappointed

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