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NAFDAC Takes Action Against Poisonous Hides (Ponmo) In Lagos Markets

Growing concerns over the proliferation of Lagos markets with poisonous cow skin, popularly called ponmo has caught the attention and necessitated the intervention of  the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. The regulatory agency has moved

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NAFDAC Finally Wades Into The Sniper Suicide Scourge, Gives Ultimatum For The Recall Of The Product

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC, has finally taken definitive step many weeks after public outcry calling for the ban of Sniper insecticide. Public outcry came following the notorious popularity of the product, which was

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Suicide: NAFDAC Finally Takes Action To Curb The Epidemic

Suicide rates among adolescents, teenagers and youths have risen sharply in Nigeria and is now a subject of national concern. One of the most popular poison for Nigerians who commit suicide has been the ‘Sniper’ insecticide. In order to prevent

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Dukoral Oral: NAFDAC Alerts Public On Fake Cholera Vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public, particularly health care providers, over the circulation of fake Dukoral Oral Cholera vaccine in Bangladesh. According to a statement by the Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, the fake Cholera

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ALERT! NAFDAC Cautions Against The Consumption Of These Two Brands Of Canned Sardine

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the general public against consumption of TL Tan Lung and TLC brands of canned sardine from China, Vanguard reports. The Director-General of The National Agency for Food

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Why FG Is Banning Production & Importation of Cough Syrup Containing Codeine

Following the increasing rate of its gross abuse, the Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to ban the importation and production of cough syrups containing codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for

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See NAFDAC Warning Against Consuming Fruits Ripened With Calcium Carbide

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the public to shun consumption of fruits ripened with calcium carbide. The agency gave the warning on Monday in Abuja in a statement signed by its management,

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Ministry of Health Warns Nigerians: ”Don’t use Fanta, Sprite & Coke to take any medicine”

Although they are safe for consumption, Fanta, Sprite and Coke should not be used to take any medicine, the Federal Ministry of Health has said. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, said the two beverages, manufactured by the Nigeria Bottling

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”Consuming Fanta Or Sprite with Vitamin C is poisonous” -NAFDAC Warns Consumers

The general public has been urged to desist from the ignorant act of consuming Vitamin C drug with some carbonated soft drinks like fanta or sprite. The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been ordered by a Lagos

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Health Alert! FG Warns Nigerians Of Fake Malaria Drug In Circulation

With the increased rate of the proliferation of fake drugs in the country, the Federal Government has alerted its citizens of two confirmed falsified versions of Quinine Sulphate in heavy circulation. According to a statement signed by the Director, Media and Public Relations

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Chidiogo Akunyili Pays Tribute to her Mother on Instagram

Chidiogo Akunyili, proud daughter of former director general of NAFDAC, Dora Akunyili shared a new photo of herself, and paid tribute to her late mom on Instagram. She captioned it: “It’s on the hands #mummy&I ” Akunyili passed away on

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Health Alert! Cancer-Causing Tomato Paste Infiltrates Nigerian Market

The House of Representatives has alerted the public on the alleged existence of cancer-causing tomato paste brands imported into the country. Vanguard reports that Abuja – apparently disturbed by reported importation of fake, substandard and cancer-causing tomato paste into the country

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NAFDAC Warns Against Buying Foods Exposed Directly To Sunlight

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against buying fortified foods improperly stored in markets, especially those exposed directly to sunlight. NAFDAC Chief Regulatory Officer in Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Directorate, Mrs.

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95 Percent Of Pure Water Sold Not Tested For Quality – NAFDAC Raises Concerns

Makurdi — THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has expressed concern that over 95 percent of packaged water producers in the country lacked mini water laboratories to check the quality of their products. NAFDAC’s Principal

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Health Alert: NAFDAC Warns Regular Use Of Paracetamol Can Lead To Heart Attack & Stomach Ulcer

The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have warned that regular and indiscriminate intake of painkillers, especially Paracetamol, is responsible for the rising cases of heart attacks, stroke and early death.

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