NAFDAC BANS HAWKING, IMPORTATION OF AGROCHEMICAL FORMULATIONS

Director General, NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned with immediate effect, the importation and manufacture of agrochemical formulations. Information on the ban is in a statement signed on behalf of the Director General of the agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement noted that also banned with immediate effect, was hawking of agrochemical formulations, while giving a two-month notice (to expire on Aug. 31) for brand owners/distributors to withdraw products that do not have garden corner/shelves from…

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NAFDAC ORDERS RECALL OF EVA TABLE WATER

Public Alert No. 0011/2019 – Recall of Eva Premium Table Water 75cl Due to Change in Colour and Presence of Particles. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has directed Nigerian Bottling Company Limited to recall Eva Premium Table Water 75cl as a precautionary step pending investigation by the Agency. The company voluntarily reported to NAFDAC on June 20, 2019, a change in colour of the product from colourless to light green and presence of particles in two lots. The affected Eva Premium Table Water 75cl…

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NAFDAC INTERCEPTS 21 CONTAINERS OF CONTAMINATED FROZEN FISH IN LAGOS

National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Thursday said it intercepted 21 containers of spoilt frozen fish at Tincan Island Port in Lagos. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, therefore urged members of the public to be cautious and not to consume frozen fish that would be harmful to them. Recall that fish is among items banned for importation into the country by the Federal Government. The agency also said it seized four trucks of bottle…

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NAFDAC SHUTS UNREGISTERED HONEY BOTTLING COMPANY IN ABUJA

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInWhatsAppEmail The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has carried out a raid of a manufacturing facility which packaged honey under poor hygiene in Abuja. In a statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC’s Director-General, the action was based on information on social media which indicated that the product, produced by ”Upon the Rock Church of God”, Durumi, Abuja was adulterated. ”NAFDAC officials clamped down on the facility in Abuja where honey was being packaged. ”We acted based on information (video) of honey purchased from a certain…

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FAKE YOGURT FACTORY BURSTED IN YOBE, SEE PICS

The National Agency for Food and Drug Adminstration and Control (NAFDAC), has closed down RUQAYYA Yoghurt factory, in Lai Lai ward of Potiskum LGA, Yobe state. One Mohammed Sani, the owner of the factory – was arrested for unwholesome production of yoghurt. Product and equipment worth One Million, Five Hundred Thousand (N1, 500,000:00) Naira were confiscated in the factory. The State Coordinator Mr. Lawan Musa Dadingelma have restated the commitment of NAFDAC in Yobe State and warned that the State will not be a safe haven for substandard producers of…

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DONT DRINK THESE GIN AND GINGER DRINKS, NAFDAC CAUTIONS NIGERIANS

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not registered FanYogo Gin and Ginger drink in Nigeria. Its Director-General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, made the clarification on Thursday in Abuja. Adeyeye said that the drink, which contained 12.5 per cent alcohol, and being circulated in the social media, was not a product of Fan Milk Plc. “The attention of NAFDAC has been drawn to the images of Fan Milk “FanYogo Gin & Ginger” purported to contain 12.5 per cent alcohol being circulated widely to the…

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NAFDAC ALERT NIGERIANS OVER FAKE CHOLERA VACCINE

Don Silas  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians and the public, especially healthcare providers, on the existence of fake Dukoral Oral Cholera vaccine circulating in Bangladesh. According to a statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, the Director-General of NAFDAC on Tuesday, the packaging of the falsified Dukoral vaccine displays texts in English and French language, NAN reports. Adeyeye said that the World Health Organisation (WHO) had quarantined some quantities of the falsified vaccine. “We are raising this alert to health care providers and…

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LAWMAKERS THREATENED ME FOR REFUSING THEIR DEMAND FOR BRIBE- NAFDAC DG, ADEYEYE

Nigerian lawmakers threatened me for refusing bribe demand – NAFDAC DG, Adeyeye [VIDEO] Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has revealed how she was asked for bribe by the House of Representatives Committee on Healthcare Services. She made the disclosure on a Channels TV programme on Friday. Adeyeye recalled that the committee asked her for the bribe in the form of “money for welfare” when they visited her in December, 2017. She said: “When I came to NAFDAC, there were a lot…

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REPS STOP CONSIDERATION OF NAFDAC BUDGET

John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives on Tuesday stopped the consideration of the 2017 budget of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control. The budget of N18.9bn had earlier passed first and second readings before the House referred it to the Committee on Healthcare Services for NAFDAC to defend the proposals before the committee would report back to the plenary for approval. However, when the report was due for consideration on Tuesday in the Committee of the Whole, it turned out that the Chairman of the…

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ADEMOLA MAGBOJURI TAKES OVER FROM ONI AS NEW NAFDAC ACTING DG

Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Spokesperson of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says Mr Ademola Magbojuri has taken over from Mrs Yetunde Oni as Acting Director-General (DG). Jimoh disclosed this while reacting to the conflicting reports in the media over the retirement of Oni in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. He explained that the immediate past acting director-general reached the retirement age of 60 years on Sept. 21, and Federal Government directed that the most senior director…

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