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NAFDAC Alerts Public to Counterfeit Dano Milk in Circulation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians to the sale of a counterfeit Arla Dano 14g full cream milk powder in the country.

NAFDAC, in a statement, said the alert comes as a result of investigations carried out by the TG Arla Dairy Product Enterprise company, the legitimate holder of the Certificate of Registration for the product.

According to the information provided by NAFDAC, the counterfeit Arla Dano 14g full cream milk powder has been openly displayed in markets across states, raising concerns about the risks to consumers.

“NAFDAC zonal directors and state coordinators have been directed to conduct surveillance and mop up the counterfeited Arla Dano 14g full cream Milk Powder across the states in Nigeria,” NAFDAC said.

NAFDAC also urged distributors, retailers, and consumers to exercise caution and vigilance to avoid consuming, selling, or distributing counterfeit products, stating that the products’ authenticity and physical condition should be carefully checked.

“Anyone possessing the counterfeit Arla Dano 14g full cream milk powder is advised to submit stock to the nearest NAFDAC office. Suppose you, or someone you know, have consumed this product or suffered any adverse reaction/event after consumption. In that case, you are advised to seek immediate medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional,” NAFDAC said.

NAFDAC also implored the public to report any suspicions of counterfeit, unwholesome packaged food products to the nearest NAFDAC office and contact NAFDAC on 0800-162-3322 or via email at [email protected].
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