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DG NAFDAC Warns Against consuming Sardines – READ FULL STORY

DG NAFDAC Warns Against consuming Sardines - READ FULL STORY
DG NAFDAC Warns Against consuming Sardines - READ FULL STORY

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) yesterday alerted the public against consumption of TL Tan Lung and TLC brands of canned sardine. DG NAFDAC Warns Against consuming Sardines .The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the warning in Abuja.

DG NAFDAC Warns Against consuming Sardines - READ FULL STORY
DG NAFDAC Warns Against consuming Sardines – READ FULL STORY

Adeyeye explained that TL Tan Lung and TLC brands are produced by Chinese companies known as Fujian Yongfa Co. Limited, and Dongshan Dongyi Food Co. Limited, respectively.
She said NAFDAC had been notified that the Malaysian Ministry of Health on April 20, 2018 in Kuala Lumpar Malaysia, recalled the two canned sardine products.

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Adeyeye said the products did not comply with the standards set by 1983 Food Act and was recalled due to presence of nematode parasitic worms in the products.
The director general also cautioned all importers not to import the affected canned sardines into the country.
“Anybody in possession of the unwholesome canned sardines should submit them to the nearest NAFDAC Office.

“Consumers are encouraged to report all adverse events resulting from the use of these products to the nearest NAFDAC office,” she said.

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