Tag Archives: counterfeit alcohol drinks

NAFDAC raids counterfeiter’s lair in Lagos, Abuja; impounds wines and spirits worth millions

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday raided a shop at the popular Oke-Arin market, Balogun, Lagos State and arrested a trader who allegedly manufactures and bottles counterfeit wines and spirits.

The agency said that they acted on a tip-off about some individuals who deal on counterfeit wines and spirits of popular brands.

The enforcement team of NAFDAC said they discovered labeling materials, corks, funnel, filters and empty bottles of registered liquor brands in a shop on Isa Williams Street, Oke-Arin Market, Balogun.

Police arrest producer of counterfeit alcoholic spirits in Warri

The Delta State Police Command said it has apprehended a 39-year old man, Ugochukwu Alozie, who runs a shop where counterfeit alcohol spirits, including Red Label are produced in the Warri area of the state.

NAFDAC warns public to be alert to adulterated drinks in the market

The National Agency for Foods and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has raised alarm over the proliferation of unwholesome alcohol drinks in the market, especially dry gin.

Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Jos, Dr. Abubakar Jimoh, Director, Special Duties for NAFDAC, said the agency had been advising consumers to be wary of counterfeit and unregistered drinks in the market.