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  • Updated: April 26, 2024

Plateau: NAFDAC seals bakeries, medicine stores, water factories

Plateau: NAFDAC seals bakeries, medicine stores, water facto

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, in Plateau State has sealed many unregistered bakeries for operating without the agency’s approval.

According to a statement on Friday, Shaba Mohammed, the Director North Central Zone, added that various water-packaging companies were sealed for producing under poor Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

Mohammed, further said that many patent medicine stores were also sealed for selling expired and unregistered medical products.

He disclosed that the raids were carried out during NAFDAC’s routine inspection and surveillance, conducted in Dengi (Kanam), Wase, Yelwa Shendam, Shendam, Namu (Qua’anpan) local government areas (LGAs), by Regulatory Officers from North Central Zonal Office, in Jos

Mohammed explained that the Agency’s objective was to protect and promote the public’s health by instituting an effective and efficient regulatory system that would ensure only the right quality food, drugs and other regulated products, were manufactured, exported, imported, advertised, distributed, sold and used, adding that the organisation would not fold its hands and allow the manufacturing of unauthorised and unregulated products to be sold to Nigerians for consumption.

He further noted that the agency would ensure that Nigerians consume only products that had been certified by competent and world class ISO certified laboratories, and were duly registered

He also urged the public to be vigilant and patronise only NAFDAC registered products.

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