NAFDAC warns public against eating processed rice seedlings


The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the people in Jigawa against buying treated rice seedlings meant for planting for consumption. The NAFDAC Director in the state, Malam Abduljalal Manzo, issued the warning during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Thursday. Manzo said NAFDAC had  carried out a mop up operation in the area following reports by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on the processing and sale of treated rice seedlings in Kazaure Local Government Area. Read more

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