FG Reappoints Adeyeye As NAFDAC DG

FG Reappoints Adeyeye As NAFDAC DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Professor Mojisola Adeyeye as the Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) with effect from December 1, 2022 for the second and final tenure of five years....
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Potassium Bromate: NAFDAC Cautions Bakers 

Potassium Bromate: NAFDAC Cautions Bakers 

Citing dangerous health implications, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned bakers who use potassium bromate as improvers.  Speaking at a Capacity Building workshop for Journalists in Lagos, Acting Di...
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NAFDAC Acting D-G   Convenes Meeting With Directors

NAFDAC Acting D-G   Convenes Meeting With Directors

The acting Director-General of the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr Monica Eimunjeze, will on Tuesday convene a meeting with directors of the agency. The Director of Public Affairs of the agency, Dr Jimoh Abubakar, told...
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Global Food Imports To Hit $2tri 

Global Food Imports To Hit $2tri 

Food import costs globally are projected to reach nearly two trillion dollars this year, or higher than previously expected, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said.  FAO, in a report published on Friday, stated that the new forecast...
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SON Impounds Substandard, Adulterated Wines In Ebonyi

SON Impounds Substandard, Adulterated Wines In Ebonyi

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has impounded substandard and adulterated alcoholic and non-alcoholic wines within the Abakaliki metropolis in Ebonyi State.  A statement issued on Monday by the Head of Public Relations, SON South-East Regional...
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Kogi: Bread To Cost More As Bakers Call-Off Strike 

Kogi: Bread To Cost More As Bakers Call-Off Strike 

Kogi Master Bakers called off their strike Sunday midnight and resume work Monday, July 25 with hike in prices of bread.  Chief Gabriel Bamidele-Adeniyi, Chairman, Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria, Kogi Chapter, made the disclosure on ...
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FG To Prosecute Food Vendors Using Transformer Oil

FG To Prosecute Food Vendors Using Transformer Oil

The Federal Government is making plans to prosecute users of PolyChlorinated Biphenyl (PCBs), popularly known as transformer oil, in frying “akara” (bean cake), plantain chips, chicken and other food items.  Prof. Babajide Alloy, a Consultant to the F...
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Okonjo-Iweala Warns Of Global Food Crisis

Okonjo-Iweala Warns Of Global Food Crisis

A food crisis kicked off by the Ukraine war could last for years without intervention, the head of the World Trade Organization has said. African countries could be hit especially hard by wheat and fertilizer shortages, WTO director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala...
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FishNet Faults Proposed Release Of Genetically Improved Tilapia 

FishNet Faults Proposed Release Of Genetically Improved Tilapia 

FishNet Alliance, a network of fishers in several African countries, at the weekend  cautioned against planned introduction of Genetically Improved Tilapia fish into Nigeria.  The coalition stated that the ‘artificial’ variety, if allowed in...
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Support Local Production In Areas Of Comparative Advantage, Erisco Foods MD Urges Govt

Support Local Production In Areas Of Comparative Advantage, Erisco Foods MD Urges Govt

Government support to local production in areas of comparative advantage is the only sustainable solution to the nation’s economic challenges, Managing Director, Erisco Foods Limited, Mr Nnamdi Umeofia  has advised   Umeofia made the rema...
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Flour Mills Secures Approval To Acquire 76% Stake In Honeywell

Flour Mills Secures Approval To Acquire 76% Stake In Honeywell

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) has obtained the required regulatory approvals to acquire 71.69 per cent stake in Honeywell Flour Mills Plc (HFMP), formerly a portfolio company of Honeywell Group. The company made this known in a statement by...
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Genetically Modified Beans Safe For Consumption, FG Assures Nigerians  

Genetically Modified Beans Safe For Consumption, FG Assures Nigerians  

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), on Thursday, assured Nigerians that recently-approved, genetically-modified beans is safe for both human consumption and the environment.  Dr Rufus Ebegbe, Director General of NBMA, gave the assurance at a work...
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Easter: Consumers Lament High Cost Of Foodstuffs

Easter: Consumers Lament High Cost Of Foodstuffs

Some consumers have expressed concern over the continuous hike in prices of foodstuffs and other items in the country.  The citizens who spoke in a survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kpirikpiri and Margaret Umahi International...
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Nestlé Nigeria Endorses Food Fortification, Supplementation To Combat Nutrient Deficiencies 

Nestlé Nigeria Endorses Food Fortification, Supplementation To Combat Nutrient Deficiencies 

Nestlé Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to food fortification and supplementation as ways to combat micronutrients deficiencies in Nigerians.  The company restated this commitment in addressing nutrients deficiency at its annual Nestlé Media Traini...
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