As cases of counterfeit, expired drugs and substandard products increases as day’s passes by, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) is also at its best to confiscate these products to keep the citizenry safe.
Two hundred and sixty-eight cases of assorted expired drinks of different brands of soft drinks as well as assorted brands of beer were destroyed by the agency in Taraba state early last week.
This drinks were discovered and seized on a routine surveillance operation carried out by the agency. The expired products were found in many provision stores and drink shops at Kurmi and Takum towns in Baissa Local Government Area of the State.
Director General NAFDAC. Prof. Moji Adeyeye said sales and distribution of expired unwholesome regulated products is a violation of the NAFDAC Act Cap N1 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, “and offenders will be prosecuted”.
“The general public is hereby advised to be vigilant and report dealers and marketers involved in sales of expired products to the nearest NAFDAC Office,” she added.