The popular hangout on Etim Inyang in Victoria Island,Chocolat Royale was shut down by NAFDAC following what insiders alleged to be use of expired and banned products. National Agency For Food and Drug Administration Control.
While several commenters on Linda Ikeji Blog today says they have been warned before now over what the patries they take there.
A particular commenter wrote ” I heard from one of their workers that they use loads of expired products in making their pastries, ice creams and even tea! My source told me this about a Month ago.
My source also said they intentionally buy products that have few months of validity when ordering abroad because the manufacturers sell those ones with huge discounts… I wanted to come to you with the news, but I thought it wasn’t my business plus you’ve used my gist in the past without any credit. i also didn’t want the news to come back to me, so it was really not about the credit, but my safety because those lebanese don’t joke! Trust me! You can contact me for more gist…no, I’l write you.
In a related development, The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) yesterday arrested three traders of Surgical Devices Section of Bridge-Head Market, Onitsha for selling fake and unregistered medical devices.
a Chief Regulatory Officer said that the agency was out to mop-up all the imported fake and unregistered medical devices that gives wrong diagnosis which leads to therapeutic failure.