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NAFDAC declares war on fruit juice importers, retailers; raids shops in Kaduna, Onitsha

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday moved against importers and retailers of fruit juices in what the agency called a “mop-up” exercise of foreign banned juices in the country.

In Kaduna State, where the exercise was in full-swing, the agency’s Coordinator for the state, Mr. Natim Mullah-Dadi, said that the exercise was as a result of Federal Government import prohibition list with emphasis on super and central markets in the state.

NAFDAC to prosecute supermarkets selling imported fruit juices in 2017, says Oni

The Acting Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mrs. Yetunde Oni, has thrown down the gauntlet, stating that the agency will begin to prosecute supermarkets and stores found selling imported fruit juices as well as importers of the said product come January 2017.

Producer of adulterated Peak milk caught in Calabar

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it has arrested a man, Christopher Nnabuihe, who is involved in the production and sale of fake Peak powdered milk in Calabar metropolis.

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.

La Casera gets high marks for maintaining high manufacturing standards

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and its sister agencies on Friday gave commendations to La Casera Company, the soft drinks maker, for maintaining a high quality standard in the production of its beverages and also for being in compliance with the different regulatory agencies – National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), and Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON).

CPC opens probe into Nigerian Breweries’ health claims on beer consumption

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) said on Sunday it has opened an investigation into claims made by Nigerian Breweries Plc on nutritional and health benefits of beer consumption.

The government agency issued a 14-day ultimatum to the brewer to provide evidence to support the claims which the agency said was capable of luring unsuspecting consumers into unwholesome consumption of the product.

Customs to seal alcoholic beverage firms owing government

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) warned on Tuesday that it would begin sealing alcoholic beverage firms found operating without paying government revenue and bonds.

The agency’s Zone ‘A’ Coordinator, Assistant Comptroller-General, Eporwei Edike gave the warning during his visit to some companies producing alcohol in Ikorodu area of Lagos.

NAFDAC busts counterfeit ring specializing in producing alcoholic spirits in Port Harcourt market

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said on Tuesday it has uncovered a counterfeit syndicate operating out of the Mile-3 Ultra Modern Market, Port Harcourt and specializing in producing alcoholic spirits of different brands, both domestic and foreign.

NAFDAC destroys truckloads of expired raw materials belonging to Guinness

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said on Wednesday, it had destroyed expired malt extracts and glucose belonging to Guinness Nigeria Plc.

The destruction took place at a dump site in Otta, Ogun State.

A NAFDAC staff, who was present at the site but prefers to remain anonymous said, “this is a case which has been concluded.

Guinness Nigeria reaches resolution with NAFDAC, pays N11.4m fine

Guinness Nigeria Plc, said it has resolved the dispute it had with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, which began in November, when the agency imposed a N1bn fine on the brewer.

NAFDAC had said at the time that Guinness was allegedly re-validating expired raw materials at its warehouse without approval from the agency. It also said that the brewer kept poor records and failed to comply with some of the agencies regulations.