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NAFDAC destroys 268 cases of assorted expired drinks in Taraba

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDC) has destroyed two hundred and sixty-eight cases of assorted expired drinks in Taraba State.

Officers of NAFDAC on routine surveillance discovered and seized the expired products from many provision stores and drink shops at Kurmi and Takum towns in Baissa Local Government Area of the State. The expired products, which were destroyed, included various brands of soft drinks as well as assorted brands of beer.

Director General NAFDAC. Prof. Mojo Adeyege said sales and distribution of expired unwholesome regulated products is a violation of the NAFDAC Act Cap N1 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, “and offenders will be prosecuted”.

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“The general public is hereby advised to be vigilant and report dealers and marketers involved in sales of expired products to the nearest NAFDAC Office,” she added.

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