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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.