Recalls & Alerts Published by NAFDAC

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 14:43

Public Alert notice on advertisements

The attention of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been drawn to illegal, unsubstantiated, misleading advertisements and promotions of unregistered NAFDAC regulated products. This is in total disregard to the extant Laws including the provisions of Food and Drug Act CAP F32 LFN 2004, Food, Drugs and Related Products (Reg. etc) Act CAP F33 LFN 2004, Marketing (Breast Milk Substitute) Act Cap M5.

The United States Food and Drugs Administration (USFDA), recently issued a warning against the consumption of products containing peanut butter following an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium ailment, which killed 6 people and caused various illnesses to about 453 others in the US and Canada. Salmonella Typhimurium causes infection known as Solmomellosis which induces diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after ingestion. In addition, the infection sometimes spreads from the intestines to the blood stream and then to other organs, leading to death. Adults, infants and those with impaired immune system are prone to more severe symptoms and ailments arising from the infection.NAFDAC therefore warns the general public against consumption of products containing peanut butter and report any company or persons in possession of the offensive product to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action.

SLIMMING BEAUTY BITTER ORANGE SLIMMING CAPSULE is marketed as a blend of natural herbs. It has been found to be deliberately adulterated with Sibutramine, an antiobesity drug which is known to cause heart attacks. This product has not been approved by NAFDAC. The public is hereby warned not to consume this unwholesome herbal product. It is dangerous to health.

PUBLIC ALERT NOTICE
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) hereby alerts the general public about the dangerous skin and hair creams known as Carson Magic Skin Conditioning power currently circulating in the country. The toxic carson magic skin conditioning creams are being sold to innocent and unsuspecting members of the public in Bauchi State.It has been discovered that Carson Magic Skin Conditioning cream causes cancer and damage to vital organs of human body.
In view of this, NAFDAC has banned the injurious creams and any other cancer-inducing cosmetic product.Individuals and companies in possession of the dangerous Carson Magic Skin Conditioning power should submit it to the nearest NAFDAC office for destruction as failure to comply will attract severe sanctions.The public is advised to reject the carcinogenic product and report any suspected case to the Agency for appropriate action.For further information about the toxic cosmetic product and any other fake regulated product, either visit NAFDAC website: www.nafdac.gov.ng, contact the nearest NAFDAC office or cal08037881120 or 09-6718008

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