The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) released a press statement to alert the general public that indomie instant noodle chicken flavor with the inscription "Ladha Ya Kuku" is not registered in Ghana.
According to the press statement, the FDA indicate that, indomie instant noodele chicken flavor having inscriptions "Ladha Ya Kuku" has been rejected by some countries because they suspected high level of pesticides and aflatoxins in it.
" The FDA wishes to assure the general public that, Indomie Instant Chicken Noodle with "Ladha Ya Kuku" inscription on the label is not a registered product in Ghana."
They also indicate that the approved Indomie Chicken Noodle in Ghana is locally manufactured.
" The only Indomie Instant Chicken Noodles product that is registered in Ghana is manufactured locally and only occasionally sourced from Nigeria. Both products are taken through a rigorous process including testing regimes for aflatoxins and pesticide residues before market authorization is given. Meanwhile, periodic post market testing is also conducted.
In light of the recent recalls in other countries, the FDA has picked samples from the manufacturing facility in Ghana as well as different points of sale across regions nationwide for testing at the Centre for Laboratory Services and Research. Anybody in possession of the unregistered Indomie products should contact the FDA immediately."
The Food and Drug Authority then caution the general public to desist from the consumption of that Indonmie Instant Noodle Chicken flavor with the inscription "Ladha Ya Kuku" since its dangerous to their Heath. The also assured the public that they will continue their surveillance on the market to fish out such unregistered products to protect the individuals.
Below is the full press release by FDA.
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