NAFDAC Director General, Mojisola Adeyeye, has said that the agency did not ban noodles in Nigeria.
Adeyeye stated this in an interview on AriseTV on Thursday, May 4, 2023.
She noted that, the noodles that were locally produced in Nigeria were safe for consumption.
In her words, “There is no ban by NAFDAC. The ban made was by the federal government many years ago even before my time to encourage local manufacturing approved by NAFDAC.
“There is no ban related to noodles or to the noodles in Taiwan and Malaysia. The locally manufactured noodles are safe. However, science is not static but dynamic.
“After the incident in Taiwan, we went into precautionary measure, examine and test the noodles and other products for ethylene oxide and make sure there is no infiltration or smuggling into the country.”
The super chicken flavour of the Indomie instant noodles, is the brand currently under investigation as it is not made-in-Nigeria.
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