Director-General , National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Mojisola Adeyeye, has said that the agency would soon commence a nationwide monitoring of packaged water factories.
Adeyeye stated this in Jos at a workshop organised for water-based product manufacturers in Plateau.
Represented by Abayomi Bolaji, the Director, North-Central Zone of the agency, Adeyeye said that the monitoring exercise was to ensure compliance in the Group Manufacturing Practice , and to ensure they had batch coding machines.
She explained that batch coding machine would ensure that the expiry dates, production dates and batch numbers were legible on the products and ensure appropriate evaluation by the agency.
The NAFDAC boss said that consumption of water under poor GMP was dangerous and could result in various ailments and death.
Adeyeye urged the participants to take advantage of the workshop to learn current trends in the production of wholesome and safe products.