Only 10 Of 157 Oils in Nigerian Market Are Labelled

The Albino Foundation Public Notice

The Albino Foundation Public Notice

By Ruby Leo

Only 10 oils out of over 157 oils presently been sold in the Nigerian market, are labelled and certified healthy, for consumption, the Executive Director of Nigerian Heart Foundation has revealed.

Dr Kingsley Akinroye, the Executive Director of the Nigerian Heart Foundation made this known while speaking during a two-day journalism training on Trans Fats reporting organised by the Corporate Accountability & Public Participation Africa (CAPPA).

“A decade ago the WHO introduced a regulation for trans fats to ensure its total consumption to 1%, but these are not adequately reported or enforced.

He called for a urgent review and passage of the policy on fats and oils regulation, 2019 by the National Agency For Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

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