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USFDA issued a warning against the consumption of products

The United States Food and Drugs Administration (USFDA), recently issued a warning against the consumption of products containing peanut butter following an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium ailment, which killed 6 people and caused various illnesses to about 453 others in the US and Canada. Salmonella Typhimurium causes infection known as Solmomellosis which induces diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after ingestion. In addition, the infection sometimes spreads from the intestines to the blood stream and then to other organs, leading to death. Adults, infants and those with impaired immune system are prone to more severe symptoms and ailments arising from the infection.NAFDAC therefore warns the general public against consumption of products containing peanut butter and report any company or persons in possession of the offensive product to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action.

NAFDAC alert on melanin-contaminated milk

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) hereby alerts the general public about the presence of melanin-contaminated milk in some West African countries.
The highly poisonous milk, which originated from China has been rejected by Gambian Health Authorities and may find its way into Senegal as well as other neighbouring countries.
NAFDAC therefore warns all Importers, Distributors, Supermarkets, Provision stores and other retail outlets to beware of Chinese milk or diary product such as candies and milk chocolates.
The Agency advises local producers of milk and dairy based products to refrain from using bulk milk imported as raw material from China.Melanin, a toxic industrial chemical illegally added into food products to increase protein content, causes reproductive damage, bladder stones and chronic kidney inflammation.The general public is also advised to report any suspected case to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action or call +234 803 788 1120, +234 09 6718008
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Saudi Arabian Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) recently banned the use of 8 brands of shampoo

The Saudi Arabian Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) recently banned the use of 8 brands of shampoo and ordered them withdrawn from markets in the country, as they contained Dioxane, cancer-causing compound.
The banned shampoo were as follows:• Corpore Sano Baby Shampoo from Distribution de Productos Naturales, Spain;
• Black Seed 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner by Be-Tabs Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd, South Africa;
• Double Rich Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Greasy Hair, manufactured by LG Household and Health Care Ltd, South Korea;
• Himalaya Herbs Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for normal hair, sold by Himalaya Drug Company, India;
• I-Care fortifying 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner produced in Vietnam;
• Mud Shampoo with Dead Sea Extract for dry and damaged hair, produced by Natural Care, Jordan;
• Two types of Sehat Cedr Shampoo produced by Shampoo Cedr Sahat Company, Iran.
NAFDAC therefore alerts the general public to beware of these harmful cosmetic products and report any suspected case of illegal importation, Distribution and sale to the nearest NAFDAC Office for appropriate action

 

NAFDAC alerts alerts Supermarket Operators

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) hereby alerts Supermarket Operators, Retail shop owners and the general public about the circulation of some fake and expired Infant formula, energy and alcoholic beverages in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The unwholesome products, reportedly imported into Sierra Leone from China, some Middle East and North African countries may be heading to Nigeria. These spurious products include Similac Baby Food, Vicci Malt, Pina Colada Cocktail, Faragello Juice, Poltel Brau Beer, Hulster and Orangina.
There is also an alleged plan by a European company to import contaminated genetically engineered rice into Nigeria. The poisonous rice, which is known in international market as “LL62”, contains high concentrations of contaminants including GLUFOSINATE”, a herbicide injurious to human health.NAFDAC is vigilantly working closely with Nigeria Custom Service, Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) and Security Agencies to prevent importation of these hazardous products into the country. Individuals, Business Entities, Distributors, Supermarkets and other Retail outlets who attempt to import any fake and expired regulated product into Nigeria will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the Law.
The Agency advises the general Public to beware and report any suspected case to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action or call 08037881120 or 09-6718008 action or call 08037881120 or 09-6718008

 

NAFDAC alerts on circulation of some fake and expired Infant formula

PUBLIC ALERT NOTICE

(NAFDAC) hereby alerts Supermarket Operators, Retail shop owners and the
general public about the circulation of some fake and expired Infant formula,
energy and alcoholic beverages in Freetown, Sierra Leone.The unwholesome
products, reportedly imported into Sierra Leone from China, some Middle East
and North African countries may be heading to Nigeria.

These spurious products include Similac Baby Food, Vicci Malt, Pina Colada
Cocktail, Faragello Juice, Poltel Brau Beer, Hulster and Orangina.There is also
an alleged plan by a European company to import contaminated genetically
engineered rice into Nigeria.

The poisonous rice, which is known in international market as “LL62”, contains
high concentrations of contaminants including GLUFOSINATE”, a herbicide
injurious to human health

Individuals, Business Entities, Distributors, Supermarkets and other Retail
outlets who attempt to import any fake and expired regulated product into
Nigeria will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the Law.

The Agency advises the general Public to beware and report any suspected case
to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate

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