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Port officials allay concerns over Joint Inspection

Container boxes are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port, part of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in Shanghai

With only two weeks to the implementation of the joint inspection on July 1, 2018, port officials say they are set for the exercise despite concerns that the exemption of some agencies could pose health and security challenges. The joint inspection which was earlier scheduled to start in June, was rescheduled to make way for stakeholder engagements. It forms part ...

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FDA to sanction Spicy Foods for wrong manufacturing dates


The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has served notice it will sanction Spicy Foods for processes that led to the distribution of products with error ridden manufacturing dates. The caution follows the recall of hot spicy sausage, a product of the company, from the market. Spicy Foods limited, producers of sausages and minced meat has blamed printing errors for the ...

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Beverage companies to engage FDA on advertisement ban


Some alcoholic producing companies in the country have told Citi Business News they will meet the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to discuss a recent ban on advertising alcoholic products before 8 pm. The FDA on the January 1, 2018, placed a ban on both advertisements and Live Presenter Mention (LPM) of alcoholic beverages in the media before 8pm. The directive, ...

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Consumers demand outright food ban over listeriosis alert


A section of Ghanaians have called for strict law enforcement in order to protect the public against health implication due to an alert of listeriosis disease in South Africa. Ghana has been advised to work to restrict food imports from South Africa following reported cases of the Listeriosis disease in that country. A document sighted by Citi Business News indicated ...

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Health Ministry intensifies surveillance over Listeria alert


The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has disclosed that it has increased surveillance on food imports from South Africa. A statement from the Ministry of Health on the situation also stated that the move is to prevent the possible spread of the disease in Ghana. Documents cited by Citi Business News reveal that the Republic of Rwanda and Botswana had banned the ...

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GAWU calls for restriction on food imports from S.Africa                                   


The General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) has called for the immediate ban on the importation of food products from South Africa. According to GAWU, a further delay by government could put Ghanaians at a high risk. “That is what we should do immediately because until we are satisfied that products coming from South Africa are wholesome to be consumed, then ...

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