CUSTOMS, NAFDAC DESTROY 14BIL NAIRA WORTH OF TRAMADOL, OTHERS

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has destroyed 58 containers of banned tramadol and other illicit drugs worth N14.7 billion intercepted by its operatives at various Customs formation in Lagos and other parts of the country. The destruction exercise was jointly carried out by the NCS, National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and other sister agencies. Speaking at the flag- off of the destruction exercise at the Sagamu dump site, Ogun State on Wednesday, Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali, condemned…

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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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PRODUCT DEFECT: NBC WITHDRAWS EVA WATER FROM CIRCULATION

Product defect: NBC complies with NAFDAC’s directive •Withdraws 75cl Eva table water from circulation Akin Adewakun and Stephen Gbadamosi THE Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), on Saturday, said it had begun the withdrawal of the two batches of its 75 centilitre Eva table water produced between May 22 and 23, this year, following the detecting of a defect in the product. Following the discovery of the defect, NBC said it notified the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) of the development. NAFDAC, on Saturday, in a series…

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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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