The provincial Director of Food and Drugs Authority, FDA Ghana said in an interview that there are the bundles of harm goods in the market, mostly the food items.
Beware of Expired Food, Says FDA Ghana
According to Matthew Gyang Nkum and Brong Ahafo Ghanaians should avoid the ready-made food items and bakery products because most of them are expired.
Mr. Matthew explained that for Christmas wholesalers got bad and harmful soft drinks and other eat able foods like cake, biscuits, sandwiches and pizzas, through unapproved way.
If someone eats that food they may ill in various kinds of diseases like food-poisoning and other stomach diseases and it will cause of bad health.
He also added, owners of different shops, sale their unsold and non-fresh foods at different occasions and festive events like Christmas.
They patronized them and sale them to their customers. Bad storage circumstances can destroy the real quality of the products. And when customers eat those foods their digestive system become destroy completely.
Mr. Matthew told the importance of food storage systems, he is saying customers should examine expiry dates and smell the items also check their packaging to see their freshness and also read the instructions on the label and reject labels indicate, that they are not written in English.
Do not buy goods due to their cheaper prices because that is the trick of seller to sell his expired foods.
He added, the right products labelled written only in English language and this is the evidence of right product according to state’s law on products certification to prevent unreal products in the market.
He said, he will treat shop keepers badly, if they got selling harmful foods. Shop owners should take care of cleanliness and prevent insects and flies from coming in the shop.
He told, however our FDA team will try to prevent and come over this problem completely. And also try to save consumer’s levies from killer and harmful foods.
Mr. Matthew gave warning to that whole sellers and owners that they will take strict action against them like arrest them and cancel their licenses destroy all food products and will be prosecute.
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