Watch out for contaminated frozen mixed vegetables

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National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control’s directorate of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FSAN) recently raised an alarm over the importation of contaminated frozen mixed vegetables in the country.

NAFDAC has responded to an alert from the International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) on outbreak of Listeriosis in some parts of Europe.

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Eat Chillies!

Chillies

As anyone who has ever eaten a really hot chilli will testify, they can cause a lot of pain.

Chillies come in many shapes, colours, sizes and strengths, but one thing they have in common is the burning sensation they cause in your mouth, eyes and any other part of your body into which their juices come into contact.

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Rockmelon contamination in Australia!

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Three Australians have reportedly died after consuming melon contaminated with listeria amid an outbreak that has promoted health authorities to warn those at risk to throw out pre-cut melons.

Listeria is a commonly found bacteria and for most people who consume foods that contain it, it  does not cause illness. But for  elderly people, pregnant women or those with serious conditions like diabetes or cancer, it poses a serious threat.

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