Friday, April 6

A report from Nafdac that there is no fake fish in the country

NAFDAC announced the investigation of the fake fish been reported before.

NAFDAC assure Nigeria that there is no fake fish in between the country.
There is no discovery of any fake or plastic fish been found since the report of Muhammad who reported of fake fish in the country.

After ‘thorough investigation and analysis’, NAFDAC has assured Nigerians that there is no ‘plastic fish’ anywhere in the country.

The agency says its investigation was triggered by a consumer who claimed to have bought a fish which refused to cook for several minutes

It however urged Nigerians to report any suspected unwholesome product, including fish, for further investigation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says there is no plastic fish in circulation in Nigeria, NAN reports.

NAFDAC management said in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, April 5, that its findings followed “a thorough investigation and analysis of some unsuspected plastic fish samples’’ in its laboratory.


Earelier before NAIJ.com gathers some information from an agency, the agency said that “the investigation was triggered by a report from a consumer in Abuja who claimed that he bought a fish which refused to cook when set on fire for several minutes.

“The suspected sample of the fish, after thorough investigation, was confirmed to contain protein and fat which is normal to fish. The fish was, however, found to be unwholesome due to serious bacterial contamination.

“While encouraging Nigerians to watch carefully the kind of fish they buy, it is however important to stress that there is no plastic fish in Nigeria."

The management noted that few weeks ago, there had been the circulation of suspected plastic fish in some parts of the world on the social media; but stressed that no single case had been found in Nigeria, so far.

The agency urged Nigerians to “report any suspected unwholesome product, including fish to the nearest NAFDAC office for further investigation."

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