Saturday, 16th October 2021 The Food and Drugs Authority is a government regulatory body responsible for ensuring the safety of drugs and other food substances being consumed in the country. The authority also ensures that advertisement of food and drugs meet certain standard. The FDA has the power to prosecute individuals and organisations who breach the food and drug safety regulations.
The Food and Drugs Authority has recalled some batches of Ceres 100% Apple Juice. The regulator issued a statement on Friday, October 15, 2021. According to the regulator, their decision follows information received from the International Food Safety Network (INFOSAN) and the Manufacturer of the product, Pioneer Foods Groceries (Pty) Limited, South Africa confirming that extensive laboratory tests and consultations with their local supplier of the apple juice concentrate, revealed that I contained levels of mycotoxin-patulin higher than the regulatory threshold.
Oil is an inevitable ingredient in many Ghanaian delicacies. Though there are now few factories that are producing palm oil in commercial quantities, the market of oil production is dominated by small individual holdings that do it on a small-scale basis. Their activities are regulated by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), but due to logistics and other constraints, the FDA is unable to effectively supervise the activities of such entrepreneurs.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has ratchet up the training of local businesses, to improve the quality of their products and become more competitive on both the domestic and international market. This is being done under the Authority's Progressive Licensing Scheme Programme, which aims at helping small and medium enterprises to operate properly under regulations.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned the general public against substances in the form of injections which are being promoted on social media for skin lightening and bleaching, correction of uneven skin tone, and reduction of blemish. According to the FDA, none of such injectable substances and glutathione has been approved clinically by their outfit to guarantee their effectiveness.
A man believed to be in his 30s was nearly lynched by residents of Buduburam in the Central Region of Ghana for allegedly selling fake herbal creams to them. According to some residents, the man in a week ago advertised his products in the community claiming to have divine abilities in the application of herbs to cure every skin disease on people.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has made known that no injectable glutathione or injectable skin lightening products have been approved by the Authority for use in the country. In a press statement signed by Chief Executive Officer, Delese A. A. Darko, the Authority noted that it has come to their notice of the promotion of such products on social media, hence the need to draw the attention of the public.
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Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned manufacturers and Sellers of unregistered body enhancement products to abstain from the illegal act. The Authority’s Chief Executive, Delese Darko, in a statement warned the public to desist from using such products because of the adverse health implications.
The Ghana Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has certified 30 Small Scale/Cottage Food Processors from the Greater Accra Region who have successfully completed a series of intensive training in Good Manufacturing Practices, Effective Product Labelling and Food Safety under its Progressive Licensing Scheme(PLS) program.
Here are some harmful cosmetic please on the Ghanaian market that you should be careful of Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Ghana has cautioned the public against some harmful cosmetic products in the country. The press statement released by the authority indicated that these products contain harmful substances including mercury, hydroquinone and steroids.
There is a high incidence of the abuse of cough syrups containing codeine by some youth in the country,the food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has announced. According to the FDA,..the youth who engage in the practice mix the cough syrup with energy drinks and soft drinks in order toget 'high'.
Before you proceed with this article kindly follow me by clicking on the follow option The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned consumers to be mindful of food and other products that they buy in the market to avoid consuming unwholesome, unregistered, and expired products.
The minority leader of parliament, Haruna Iddrisu said the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has lied to Ghanaians on the purchase of $19 Sputnik V Vaccines. Haruna Iddrisu stated that, the Minister does not tell Ghanaians the right price of the vaccines and also it would have been in Ghana already if the Minister had talked to the Russian government.
The meat section ￼of Shoprite in Accra mall and Junction Mall have been closed down, for the reason being that they were selling imported chicken as locally produced chicken. The FDA fined shoprite for product mislabeling. The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Tuesday June 15 closed down the meat section of Shoprite in Accra Mall and Junction Mall.
On Sunday, 16th May, 2021, the first gentleman of the land, President Nana Akufo-Addo addressed the nation for the 25th time on the fight against Corona Virus Disease (Covid-19).He unveiled to Ghanaians, the efforts of the government, so far, towards the total elimination of Covid-19 in the country.
It has become a thing of the present as we daily see fraudsters engaging the internet with information which seeks to dupe the public. The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned the public against viral reports of an ongoing recruitment. The FDA therefore informs the public that anyone who engage in any of those fraudulent activity, does it in his or her own ditrement.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) which is the regulatory body that regulates how food and drug are cared for and used appropriately, in a statement released on 15th June 2021 has approved three COVID-19 vaccines that cannot be imported and used in the country. The FDA in the statement has confirmed that they have approved three COVID-19 vaccines which the Authority through Its test confirms that they are good for human use without any complications.
Early this year, specifically 31st March 2021, the Russian government announced that they had registered the first COVID19 vaccine for animals with the name Carnivac-Cov. Sooner than later, other countries joined the covid 19 vaccine manufacturing train. Now we have the johnson and johnson vaccine, sputnik V, Covishield, Covaxin and many other.
The theme for this year’s World No Tobacco Day was: “Commit to quit”. On Monday, 31st May, 2021, which is marked ‘World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)’, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), took it upon themselves to educate the general public on the harmful effects of smoking in general and most especially cigarette and tobacco/it’s products.