NAFDAC raises alarm over circulation of fake DANO milk

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has alerted the public about the sale of counterfeit Arla Dano 14g full cream Milk Powder across states in Nigeria.

The notification is contained in a statement released on Wednesday, January 24, by NAFDAC on its X handle.

NAFDAC said Investigations revealed that the counterfeited products were displayed openly in the market.

The agency informed that zonal directors and state coordinators have been mandated to fish out the counterfeited Arla Dano Milk powder across the states in Nigeria.

“NAFDAC zonal directors and state coordinators have been directed to conduct surveillance and mop up the counterfeited Arla Dano 14g full cream Milk Powder across the states in Nigeria.

“NAFDAC implores distributors, retailers, and consumers to exercise caution and vigilance to avoid consuming, selling, or distributing counterfeit products. The products’ authenticity and physical condition should be carefully checked.

“Anyone possessing the counterfeit Arla Dano 14g full cream Milk Powder is advised to submit stock to the nearest NAFDAC office. Suppose you, or someone you know, have consumed this product or suffered any adverse reaction/event after consumption. In that case, you are advised to seek immediate medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional.

“Members of the public are encouraged to report any suspicion of distribution and sale of counterfeit or unwholesome packaged food products to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC on 0800-162-3322 or via email: [email protected],” it stated.

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The agency also encouraged the consumers to report adverse effects related to the consumption of fake food products to any NAFDAC office closest to them.

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