Breaking down the NBC/NAFDAC case
NAFDAC did not make an appearance in the suit and the official who testified had to be subpoenaed. During this witness’s testimony and cross examination, he said that the soft drinks become poisonous when they come in contact with vitamin C.
Consumers show confidence in Fanta, Sprite despite controversies
A food nutritionist, Jide Omololu, described the recent outcry on the Benzoic Acid levels in the two soft drinks brands as amounting to ‘crying wolves where there are none’. “For me, the bottlers of these brands have never, in any way, erred.
Food scientists, technologists back FG on Fanta, Sprite
The Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) has supported the Federal Ministry of Health’s endorsement of the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC’s) products-Fanta and Sprite.
Warning on soft drinks
A Lagos court the other day ordered the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to compel the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Plc, to carry a mandatory warning on its Fanta...