Ghanaian markets are expected to be flooded with a lot of imported products, with a few weeks ahead to the start Christmas festivities.
According to the FDA, many importers take advantage of the Christmas season to bring into the country questionable goods that do not comply with the regulations of the FDA.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), in anticipation of the arrival of different types of goods, has cautioned importers and retailers in the country against exposing the general public to goods that are near to their expiration date.
The Head of Communications at the authority, James Lartey accused some importers and retailers of putting their profits ahead of the public’s well-being.
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While admitting that the companies are mostly responsible with issues surrounding expired goods, he urged the general public to play its part by doing personal checks on the product to use.
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