Manufacturers of the tomato paste in Nigeria have revealed a shocking information that puts the health of consumers at risk.
Tomato pastes manufacturers in the country yesterday told the House of Representatives Joint Committees on Healthcare Services and Drugs and Narcotics that over 91.1 percent of tomato pastes in the country were fake and substandard.
Some of the tomato pastes manufacturing companies that attended the public hearing were Dangote Farms, Erisco Foods Limited and Savanna Farms.
In his submission, the legal adviser of […]
According to reports, the Federal Government has said it would soon ban tomato paste being imported from China into Nigeria because they constitute health hazards to Nigerian consumers.
Addressing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, Heineken Lokpobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, described the tomato paste being dumped into Nigeria from China as “poisonous.”
According to lokpobiri, “China has been dumping their tomato paste into Nigeria, which National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has certified in […]