Recalls & Alerts Published by NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been informed that the Bureau of Standards, Jamaica, on 2nd June, 2017 placed a ban on the importation of various brands of pie and tart shells produced by Harlan Bakeries, Edmonton, Canada following a recall alert issued on the product by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The recall of the products was due to E.coli 0121 contamination.

Food contaminated with E. coli 0121 may not look or smell spoiled but can be hazardous to health. Symptoms can include nausea, vomitting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhoea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. Severe cases of illness, may result in death.

The details of the affected products are as follows;

Producer's Address: Harlan Bakeries, Edmonton, Canada

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on product UPC
No name Sweetened Tart Shells 570g

Best before dates:

2017 DE 21

2017 DE 23

0 60383 104290
Great Value Deep Dish Pie Shells 380g

Best before dates:

2017 DE 23

6 28915 085891

Great Value Tart Shells 228g

Best before dates:

2017 DE 22

6 28915 085891

NAFDAC implores importers to ensure that they do not import the above products.

All outlets and consumers in possession of these contaminated products should immediately stop their sale and use and submit them to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action.

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

Monday, 20 November 2017 07:56

Recall Of Death Wish Brand Of Coffee

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been informed that The United State (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had on 22nd September, 2017 in Washington DC announced the recall of  “Death Wish”  brand of coffee as its consumption could cause botulism, a deadly disease .The FDA stated that the 11 ounce cans of Death Wish Nitro cold brew coffee produced by Death Wish coffee company New York, USA could foster the growth of botulin a deadly toxin tied to botulism.

Botulism is a rare illness caused by toxins attacking the body `s nerve which could lead to breathing problems, paralysis and death. The symptoms include slurred speech, dropping eyelids, double vision, dry mouth and muscle weakness.

The details of the affected product are as follows:

Product Name:                            Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew Brand of Coffee

Manufacturer`s address: Death Wish Coffee Company, New York, USA

Net weight:                                 11 ounces can

All sales outlets and consumers with this product should immediately stop their sales and use. The affected product should be submitted to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action .Importers is advised not to import affected product, into Nigeria.

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

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been informed that the Centre for Food Safety (CFS) had on 18TH September, 2017 ordered the recall of one batch of each of two Canadian made baby cereals of gluten (an allergen) which was not indicated in the product labels.

Consumption of gluten containing food by person allergic to gluten could cause vomiting, diarrhoea, asthma, rashes while in severe cases; the gluten induced allergic reactions could cause anaphylactic shock.

Affected Product details:

Brand Name Batch no Expiry date

Manufacturer`s address:

Baby`s First Buck wheat (227 grams) 2018JA24 24th January, 2018

Love Child organic                    176, George Street Floor 1 Toronto, ON      MSR 2M7 Canada.

Chia Organic infant cereal (227grams) 2018AL09 9th April, 2018

NAFDAC implores importers to ensure that they do not import the above products.

All outlets and consumers in possession of these contaminated products should immediately stop their sale and use and submit them to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action.

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

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