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NAFDAC says Nigeria indomie instant noodles is safe for consumption

Noodles produced in Nigeria have nothing in common with those produced in Taiwan and Malaysia, according to a statement published on Tuesday by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The regulatory board also stated that it's safe to eat Nigerian noodles.

Mojisola Adeyeye, the director general of NAFDAC, made this statement while a guest on the popular TV show Your View, which was shown on TVC channel. "Foreign noodles have been prohibited from entering the country by the Nigerian government for many years, and this is on the list of importation prohibitions maintained by the Nigerian Customs Service. This is done to promote local production of noodles and prevent the economy from moving backward," she stated.

In addition, NAFDAC claimed that it is working to stop the importation of noodles created elsewhere. The NAFDAC Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FSAN) department has begun post-marketing surveillance (PMS), and the Food Lab Services Directorate has also been made aware of the situation.

Indomie Nigeria is distinct from Indomie Taiwan and Indomie Malaysia, according to Tope Ashiwaju, group corporate communications and event manager of Dufil Prima Foods Plc. For at least three decades, the nation's businesses have been making Indomie instant noodles. Instead of relying on imports, Dufil Prima has increased local capacity utilization and helped increase output to meet market demand.

Instant noodles are widely consumed in Nigeria, where Indomie Instant Noodles dominates the market. Nigeria is one of the countries that consumes the most instant noodles, according to the World Instant Noodles Association (WINA), with 1.92 million people. Since instant noodles have long been on the Federal Government's list of prohibited imports, the ban on their importation is not a recent development.

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Food Lab Services Directorate Mojisola Adeyeye NAFDAC National Agency for Food Nigerian


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