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NAFDAC Seals 50 Outlets Selling Cooking Oil In Dirty Environment In Kaduna

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sealed 50 outlets in Kaduna State for selling edible oil under unhygienic conditions.

The operation was said to be part of a sensitisation workshop for dealers, focusing on Registration Procedures and Food Management.

This was disclosed in a statement posted on the agency’s X handle on Saturday.

The statement partly read, “NAFDAC has sealed fifty outlets in Kaduna for dispensing edible oil under unhygienic conditions, aiming to prevent potential health risks associated with contamination.

“The Director, North-West Zonal Office, Mrs. Josephine Dayilim highlighted the dangers of consuming oil processed in unsanitary environments, emphasising the risks of food poisoning, gastroenteritis, and even cancer due to inadequate processing and corrosive equipment.”

Dayilim also emphasised the importance of using food-grade materials and maintaining hygienic production environments to ensure consumer safety.

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