Rejection of Nigeria’s food items abroad is worrisome – FG

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Rejection of Nigeria’s food items abroad is worrisome – FG

The federal government has expressed concern about the rejection of Nigerian food and other exports.

Speaking at the start of a six-day training for members of the National Codex Committee on Food Safety Risk Analysis and the revised NCC procedural manual, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, said the rejection is costing the country money.

Rejection of Nigeria’s food items abroad is worrisome – FG

The Minister, who was represented at the event by the Director and National Coordinator for Food Safety and Quality Programme, Mr Atanda John, stated that the committee he heads was formed “to ensure food protection, good and safety, and fair practice in international trade.”

Rejection of Nigeria’s food items abroad is worrisome – FG

Ehanire said;

“We have been hearing of rejection of our foods; it’s because there’s no adherence to that standard, and this is not giving the country a good image. It’s affecting us economically tourism wise and in every other aspect.”

Rejection of Nigeria’s food items abroad is worrisome – FG

He urged stakeholders to focus on the quality of the items they export to reduce the prevalence of Nigeria’s food items abroad.

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