Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State

Kano cautions consumers against use of artificial food flavours during Ramadan

*The Kano State Government of Nigeria warns consumers in the state to guard against using artificial food flavours during the Ramadan fast so as to prevent food poisoning

Alexander Davis | ConsumerConnect

Emphasising the importance of ensuring consumption of safe and genuine food products especially during the holy month, the Kano State Government has warned  consumers in the state to guard against using artificial food flavours during the Ramadan fast to prevent food poisoning.

Recall that hundreds of residents in March 2021, had suffered from food poisoning due to consumption of contaminated food products that negatively affected their wellbeing.

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Dr. Aminu Tsanyawa, Honourable Commissioner for Health in Kano State, who said who stated this, urged the people to consume more of natural fruits and vegetables during the fast to maintain their health, agency report said.

The Commissioner for Health stated: “The government is doing all it can to sanitise all types of food brought to the state and we are very vigilant.

“I call on people to use genuine products and always make sure they check for the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) registration number and expiry dates.”

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