Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Briefly: NAFDAC Warns Against Imported Frozen Chicken, Turkey

National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned against the consumption of imported or smuggled frozen poultry meat, they have been discovered to be a causative factor in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and antibiotics resistance.
NAFDAC director general, Dr Paul Orhii, who gave the warning at a media briefing in Lagos, urged Nigerians to avoid imported smuggled chickens and turkeys, because they have been found to contain substances that can predispose one to kidney, liver and lung diseases as well as certain types of cancers and drug resistant- bacterial infections.

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