NAFDAC intercepts 21 containers of damaged frozen fish in Lagos
National Agency for Food and Drugs Adminstration and Control (NAFDAC) has intercepted 21 containers of spoilt frozen fish at Tincan Island Port in Lagos.
NAFDAC on surveillance, mops up expired beverages in North Central Zone
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in the North Central zone says it has mopped up varied quantities of expired beverages across the zone.
NAFDAC denies report of 70 per cent fake medicines in Nigeria
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denounced a newspaper report that 70 per cent of medicines in Nigeria were fake.A press statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director General of the agency on Friday, said that the false report was published by Vanguard Newspaper. Adeyeye said that a study jointly…
Trader conceals drugs in garri bags in Onitsha
A trader whose name yet to be ascertained has abandoned the killer-drug, Tramadol, which he concealed in bags of Garri and disappeared into thin air to evade arrest.
NAFDAC raids warehouse in Lagos, confiscates fake products worth N60 million
The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confiscated fake drugs worth N60millon from a warehouse in Lagos.This was contained in a press statement signed by NAFDAC Director General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye on Monday in Abuja.
NAFDAC sensitises farmers against wrong application of agrochemicals
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has commenced nationwide training of its staff to sensitise farmers and grain merchants on the health implications of wrong application of agrochemicals.
NAFDAC confiscates unregistered agrochemical products worth 1.2m in Taraba
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has seized unregistered agrochemical products worth N1.2 million in Taraba.
Stepping up efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance
Worried that most disease may soon become untreated, countries including Nigeria are making significant steps in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR). But, according to a report released Tuesday by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Organisation for Animal Health ....
NAFDAC urges NASS to speed up amendment of laws on counterfeit drugs, substances
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) has urged the National Assembly to speed-up the amendment of laws to address the dangerous trend of counterfeiting and destruction of innocent lives.