Krispy Kreme’s Lagos store reopens after food agency reaffirms safety operations

NIGERIA- The Consumer Protection council (“CPC”) has ordered the reopening of the Krispy Kreme after affirming the American doughnuts and coffee brand’s operations were safe and in accordance to regulations. Beverage Industry news has reported that the move came following a statement released by the food safety standards regulator, the National Agency for Food and…

CPC, NAFDAC partner to stem food, drugs adulteration

NIGERIA - The Director General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Babatunde Irukera, and his counterpart at the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Moji Adeyeye, have concluded plans to fight the menace of counterfeit and adulterated products in Nigeria. Key areas of the discussion focused on mutual collaboration for a more…

Malta Guinness Herbs Lite wins innovation and creativity award

NIGERIA - Malta Guinness Herbs Lite, a malt brand from the stables of Guinness Nigeria Plc has won the ‘Fair Competition and Creativity Nigeria Awards’ (FCCNA) for its innovation and creativity. The award ceremony which took place on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry was organized by the Consumer…

NAFDAC slashes registration fees for food products by 50%

NIGERIA - The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control NAFDAC has slashed the registration fees for food and products by business outfits by 50%. The acting Director General, Mr. Ademola Mogbojuri, who disclosed this in Minna, Niger state on Monday, said that the decision was to boost manufacturing of goods and other…

House panel accuses NAFDAC of failure to perform duty

NIGERIA - The House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the production and distribution of soft drinks manufactured by the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) and other soft drinks producers in the country accused the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) of compromise and failing in its duties to live up to…

House panel pledges to continue soft drinks probe

NIGERIA - Majority Leader of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the National Assembly has power to carry out an investigation into a matter involving privately-run companies. Speaking as the chairman of the House ad hoc Committee investigating the production and distribution of soft drinks manufactured by the Nigerian Bottling…

Orhii applauds review of national policy on food safety

NIGERIA – Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr. Paul Orhii has applauded the review and production of the National Policy on Food Safety and its implementation strategy to help minimise the incidence of risk associated with physical, chemical and biological hazards in food and water in the country.

Orhii applauds review of national policy on food safety

NIGERIA – Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr. Paul Orhii has applauded the review and production of the National Policy on Food Safety and its implementation strategy to help minimise the incidence of risk associated with physical, chemical and biological hazards in food and water in the country.