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NAFDAC seals six bakeries in Kaduna over hygiene



The Nationwide Company for Meals, Medicine Administration and Management (NAFDAC) has sealed six bakeries for not adhering to good hygiene.

The state Coordinator of NAFDAC, Mr Nasiru Mato disclosed this in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Kaduna.

”A lot of the bakeries didn’t meet the minimal necessities to function whereas others weren’t registered with the company.

“NAFDAC in Kaduna has launched into large surveillance on bakeries within the state as a part of efforts to make sure strict compliance to requirements.

“The main target of the reappraisal go to to the bakeries by NAFDAC within the state is to make sure that bakers regularise their licenses, adhere to Good Hygiene Observe, amongst different stipulated laid down regulatory necessities.


“In the course of the go to, a complete of six defaulting bakeries have been positioned on HOLD as the primary line of sanction for varied irregularities.

“The truth that folks see bread and different merchandise with NAFDAC numbers doesn’t imply they’re absolutely registered as a result of some folks faux the numbers by themselves.

“These merchandise usually are not licensed and haven’t gotten a license from us, so we’re closing them down and we are going to ensure they aren’t seen available in the market for consumption,’’ he stated.

He stated NAFDAC would proceed to make sure that producers of all regulated merchandise did what was proper throughout the ambit of the company’s laws and pointers for a wholesome citizenry.

“The Company will all the time stay resolute within the discharge of its tasks of safeguarding public well being and won’t hesitate in making use of the complete wrath of the legislation on any non – compliant and violating producer,” he stated. (NAN)

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