The National Agency for Food and Drugs Adminstration and Control (NAFDAC) has intercepted 21 containers of spoilt frozen fish at Tincan Island Port in Lagos.
The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye reportedly said that fish is among items banned for importation into the country by the Federal Government.
Adeyeye urged the public to be vigilant and not to consume fish that would be harmful to them.
The agency reportedly said that they also seized four trucks of bottle water concealed in hair attachment cartons which were imported from China along side imported fruit juices labelled in Chinese language.
Adeyeye reportedly said that the seizures were made recently at Seme border post in Lagos.
Adeyeye added that NAFDAC is committed to ensuring that no harmful food items, illicit or unregistered drugs or water among others found their way into the country.
Source: Guardian Newspaper