Recalls & Alerts Published by NAFDAC

The Agency warns against sale and Distribution of Nancy’s Fancy Butterscotch Budino Gelato and Nancy’s Fancy Peanut Butter with Crunchy Peanuts Gelato as they were produced in a co-packing facility and has the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune system.


Product Names:             Nancy’s Fancy Butterscotch Budino Gelato

                                    Nancy’s Fancy Peanut butter with crunchy peanuts gelato

Brand Names:               Butterscotch Budino flavor and Peanut Butter with Crunchy    Peanuts flavor

Manufacturer’s name:     ISB Food Group, LLC of Los Angeles, Califonia

Expiration date: 18th March 2017

NAFDAC implores importers to ensure that they do not import these products and members of the public who have already purchased these products to noy eat them but to throw them away or take them back to point of purchase

NAFDAC.........Safeguarding the health of Nation!!!

The attention of the Agency has been drawn to the recent warning by the Singapore`s Health Science Authority against consumption of longred oyster and lifespark 100% Natural pain Relief Supplement  over undeclared potent ingredients  of all lots (i.e. ingredients not specified on the label). The product longred Oyster-x contains Sildenafil which is used to treat male erectile dysfunction and may lead to decreased or loss of vision and hearing, low blood pressure, strokes and heart attacks and LifeSparks 100% Natural pain supplement on the other hand contains chlorpheniramine, diclofenac, paracetamol, piroxicam, sulphamethoxazole and dexamethasone, a potent steroid usually prescribed for inflammatory


Risk Associated:

  • Long term unsupervised use of an oral steroid can cause increase blood glucose levels leading to diabetes, high blood pressure, cataracts, 
  • Use of this product may pose a threat to consumers because the undeclared active (Sildenafil)ingredients may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Consumers with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take nitrate


  • Manufacturer: Paul Harrison International Singapore.
  • Drug specification: 20 count bottles.

In view of this, the:

  • Patients taking these drugs should contact their health care professionals right away if they experience symptoms or any adverse effect related to the use of this product.
  • Healthcare professionals are implored to report adverse effect or side effects related to the use of these products to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543-Toll free from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NAFDAC...... Safeguarding the health of the nation!!!

The Agency has been informed that the Ivorian Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene on 18th October 2016, has commissioned a German Pharmaceutical company called, Merck Chemicals and Pharmaceutical laboratory for the detection of counterfeit drugs in the country. Merck Germany is a leading science and technology company, donated laboratory to the Ivory Coast (West Africa) thus indicating its support in fighting counterfeit medicines. The handing over of the laboratory took place during the opening of Merck’s new office in the capital of Abidjan.

The laboratory helps in the detection of counterfeit medicines with simple but reliable test methods for rapid drug quality verification. Almost 800 laboratory have been supplied to health facilities worldwide so far. Due to the donation of Merck, the laboratory is now also available in Côte d’Ivoire.

Patients and consumers are encouraged to report counterfeit drugs to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NAFDAC........Safeguarding the Health of the Nation!!!

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