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FOOD

The Popular Fruit Drinks Which Contain Harmful Chemicals, FDA Cautions And Recalls Them

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.

  8 days ago ago
The Popular Fruit Drinks Which Contain Harmful Chemicals, FDA Cautions And Recalls Them

HEALTH

Health Implications and Reasons Why FDA Says Ghanaians Shouldn't Take Ceres Apple Juice.

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.

  8 days ago ago
Health Implications and Reasons Why FDA Says Ghanaians Shouldn't Take Ceres Apple Juice.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Fake palm oil mixed with expired paint allegedly floods the market, be careful when buying palm oil

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.

  1 month ago ago
Fake palm oil mixed with expired paint allegedly floods the market, be careful when buying palm oil

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FDA opens its doors, lends support to local businesses

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.

  15 days ago ago
FDA opens its doors, lends support to local businesses

FASHION-BEAUTY

FDA Cautions Against Injections For Skin Lightening

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.

  19 days ago ago
FDA Cautions Against Injections For Skin Lightening

SOCIETY

Fuseini Nearly Lynched At Buduburam For Selling Fake Herbal Creams

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.

  2 months ago ago
Fuseini Nearly Lynched At Buduburam For Selling Fake Herbal Creams

HEALTH

WARNING: Foods And Drug Authority Warns The General Public On Unsafe Use Of Injectable Glutathoine.

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.

  20 days ago ago
WARNING: Foods And Drug Authority Warns The General Public On Unsafe Use Of Injectable Glutathoine.

HEALTH

General information from FDA to all Ghanaians on covid 19 side effects.

For daily news updates and articles, click on the "follow" button above.Share, like and comment.Anyone who reads these information should share for friends to benefit.These are general information from FDA to all Ghanaians on covid 19 side effects.The Food and Drugs Authority, in cooperation with the Health Service, has developed feedback pathways for healthcare workers and anybody who receives vaccinations to report possible vaccine side effects.

  6 months ago ago
General information from FDA to all Ghanaians on covid 19 side effects.

HEALTH

FDA Cautions Operators Of Body Enhancement Products

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.

  1 month ago ago
FDA Cautions Operators Of Body Enhancement Products

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FDA certifies 30 cottage food processors under its Progressive Licensing Scheme

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.

  17 days ago ago
FDA certifies 30 cottage food processors under its Progressive Licensing Scheme

FASHION-BEAUTY

These could ruin your skin, be careful

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.

  2 months ago ago
These could ruin your skin, be careful

HEALTH

Avoid Drug abuse for a health life span

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'.

  3 months ago ago
Avoid Drug abuse for a health life span

HEALTH

S/R: FDA Caution Residents Of Bole Over Consumption Of Expired Ginger Energy Drinks

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.

  5 months ago ago
S/R: FDA Caution Residents Of Bole Over Consumption Of Expired Ginger Energy Drinks

HEALTH

Parliament to Investigate the Purchase of 19 Dollars Sputnik V Vaccines.

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.

  3 months ago ago
Parliament to Investigate the Purchase of 19 Dollars Sputnik V Vaccines.

FOOD

Why FDA closed down the meat section of Shoprite in Accra Mall and Junction Mall.

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.

  4 months ago ago
Why FDA closed down the meat section of Shoprite in Accra Mall and Junction Mall.

HEALTH

Is the State of the Nation Address on Covid-19 by the President still needed?

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.

  5 months ago ago
Is the State of the Nation Address on Covid-19 by the President still needed?

CAREER-JOBS

Food and Drugs Authority warns the public against recruitment scam.

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.

  5 months ago ago
Food and Drugs Authority warns the public against recruitment scam.

HEALTH

Food And Drugs Authority (FDA) Approves Three Covid-19 Vaccines For Use In Ghana.

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.

  4 months ago ago
Food And Drugs Authority (FDA) Approves Three Covid-19 Vaccines For Use In Ghana.

HEALTH

A DNA COVID-19 Vaccine Is The Best

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.

  2 months ago ago
A DNA COVID-19 Vaccine Is The Best

HEALTH

Dangers of Smoking Tobacco: FDA Educates Smokers

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.

  4 months ago ago
Dangers of Smoking Tobacco: FDA Educates Smokers