Perlindungan Hukum terhadap Konsumen dalam Penggunaan Styrofoam Yang Digunakan Pada Kemasan Makanan di Kecamatan Sail Kota Pekanbaru Dikaitkan Dengan Undang-Undang Nomor 8 Tahun 1999 Tentang Perlindungan Konsumen

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Law Number 8 Year 1999 About Consumer Protection Is Legal Basis in Legal Protection Against
Consumers In The Use Of Styrofoam On Food Packaging In Sail Sub-District Pekanbaru Is Associated With
Law Number 8 Year 1999 About Consumer Protection. The Need for Legal Protection of Consumers in the Use
of Styrofoam in Food Packaging is due to the many business actors who use Styrofoam as food packaging in
Sail Sub-district Pekanbaru City, which became one of the problems that have a major impact on consumer
health. Therefore, the purpose of this thesis writing, namely: First, knowing consumer knowledge and business
actors on consumer health on the use of styrofoam by business actors as packaging on food; Secondly, to know
the legal protection of the consumers regarding the use of Styrofoam products as food packaging in Sail Sub-
District in Pekanbaru City related to Law Number 8 Year 1999 About Consumer Protection.
This type of research can be classified in the type of legal juridical sociological research, referred to
sociological juridical research is the approach by looking in terms of legislation and the reality that occurred
in the field, In accordance with the formulation of the problems expressed by the author. This research was
conducted in Pekanbaru City, at Central Office of Food and Drug Monitoring Riau Province, and in District
Sail. Population and Sample are. Food traders and food buyers. Sources of data used, namely: primary data
and secondary data. Data collection techniques in this study with questionnaires, interviews, and literature
The conclusions can be obtained from the results of research is First, Consumer Knowledge and
Business Actors Consumer Health on the Use of Styrofoam as Packaging in Food Business and Consumer Do
not Know Overall; Second, inhibiting factors, ineffective implementation of the purpose of consumer protection
and causing harm to consumers in the use Styrofoam the disease suffered in the future. The author's suggestion
is to the central government to make regulations regarding the prohibition on the use of Styrofoam in food
packaging. And the Local Government and the Agency BPOM to give special attention in the use of Styrofoam
used in food packaging. and To business actors to raise awareness about the importance of consumer
protection and improve the quality of goods and / or services that ensure the continuity of goods and / or
services production, health, convenience, security and consumer safety, and for consumers to increase
awareness, ability and independence to protect themselves.
Keywords: Use of Styrofoam-a health hazard-in Sail District.

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