CPC, NAFDAC Collaborate against Adulteration of Food and Drugs

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In a bid to tackling the menace of adulterated foods and drugs, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) is set to collaborate with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to fight this stigma.

The Director-General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Mr Babatunde Irukera, who led a team on a visit to NAFDAC’s Director General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, discussed extensively on mutual collaboration as a way of making more impact in the food and drugs sector as this menace is a major threat to the key mandate of both organizationS due to the fact the substandard goods truncate statutory standards, endangered lives and eroded consumer confidence.

The Director-General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Mr Babatunde Irukera, expressed his great appreciation for using great strategy to approach this menace so far. He also expressed confidence that resolutions reached at the meeting would go a long way to address questions of quality and standards in the industry, which would be beneficial to consumers.

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Nathaniel is a News Reporting Intern at Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch (NLIPW). He has a passion for writing, capacity building and social media marketing. He is a graduate of Federal University of Technology, Minna, where he graduated with BTECHAGRIC. He is a member of Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) and the National Union of Campus Journalist (NUCJ). Nathaniel has served as Editor-in-Chief for a number of magazines and as a contributor to various online repositories. Email: anathaniel@nlipw.com

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