There are hundreds of thousands or even millions of commodity transactions in the farmer’s market every day, most of which will be accompanied by market measurement behaviors related to weighing. However, due to various reasons, shortcomings in the farmer’s market occur from time to time, which not only infringes on the legitimate rights and interests of consumers, but also disrupts the normal order of market transactions. Recently, the launching ceremony of the “Traceable Fair Scale” pilot project in Guangdong Province, coordinated by the Guangdong Provincial Market Supervision Bureau and led by the Guangdong Institute of Metrology, was held in Shixing Market, Shipai Town, Dongguan City. The project aims to improve the farmer’s market governance system through the construction of the “Traceable Fair Scale” project, leverage the advantages of “Internet + Supervision”, realize the transformation of measurement supervision from offline to online, from passive to active, and comprehensively improve the measurement management of the farmer’s market Level, effectively maintain a good market transaction order, and effectively protect the legitimate rights and interests of consumers.
Compared with the traditional fair scale, the complaint function of the”Traceable Fair Scale” is real-time and efficient. Consumers weigh the dishes on the traceable fair scale and generate a QR code. This QR code can make complaints about the shortcomings. Consumers can scan the QR code if they have questions about the weighing data. Enter the WeChat mini program, and file a complaint with the market management party online, and the market management party will investigate, handle, and report the complaint. The market supervision department can also retrieve data in real time through the background, understand the handling of complaints in each market measurement, and effectively strengthen the measurement supervision work.
At present, the”Traceable Fair Scale” integrates fair scale re-sizing and record storage, photographing, scale abnormal monitoring, anti-cheating alarm, real-time data collection and upload, and complaints Reporting and remote cloud platform monitoring and other functions. The markets in Dongguan that have set up”tracing fair scales” are Tangbei Market, Shayuan Market, Jiarong Market, Xinji Market, Zhouxi Market, Tongchuang Market, Xiping Market and Zhongkeng Market in Shipai Town in Nancheng Street , Shixing Market, Fulong Market, Xiangxi Market, Xiasha Market, Li & Fung Market, Miaobianwang Market, Puxin Market. In the next step, the Guangdong Provincial Market Supervision Bureau will encourage farmers’ market sponsors and operators to earnestly carry out the pilot work of traceability fair scales, install and promote them in other mature markets, solve problems in the pilot process in a timely manner, and make full use of informatization. Means to improve the measurement and management level of the farmer’s market, and effectively protect the legitimate rights and interests of consumers.