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.
A weird challenge called ‘Hot Water Challenge’ which involves drinking boiling water, or pouring it on a friend recently left a 15-year-old boy in Indiana, USA, seriously burned. Kyland Clark from Indianapolis said he was left with second-degree burns when a friend pulled a prank on him last week as part of the “Hot Water…
FOOD NEWS The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL, is to commence disbursement of over N246.5 million to farmers under the Anchor Borrowers Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). There have been allegations by some farmers of undue delay in disbursement of CBN loans by NIRSAL in…
FOOD NEWS Nine people in Peru have died from eating contaminated food at a funeral. Officials say the people were among 50 villagers who ended up hospitalized.
FOOD NEWS A Kenyan supermarket has reportedly defied an order to close after being caught up in a race row. A BBC report revealed that an email leaked on social media showed that the supermarket was launching a marketing campaign to target white shoppers.
Good day everyone, welcome to another exciting time on Gourmetguide234! Today we will be talking about the LUNGUDA tribe from Adamawa state. The Lunguda are an ethnic group living in Adamawa and Gombe State in Nigeria.
FOOD NEWS A new drug to treat malaria has been given the green light by authorities in the United States.
Recently, precisely the 19th of June, the World celebrated World Sickle Cell Day, a day set aside to identify with people who live with and manage sickle cell disease. Sickle Cell Disease is an inheritable and genetic disease causing red blood cells disorders which has been classified as sickle cell anemia.
Amnesty International has condemned the Iranian authorities for publicly flogging a man who was convicted of consuming alcohol when he was 14 or 15. Local media published photographs of the man – identified only as “M R” – being given 80 lashes in a square in the eastern city of Kashmar on Tuesday.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have reportedly launched a joint effort to support conflict-affected people in northeastern Nigeria to increase their food production and reduce dependence on food assistance. Using a ‘twin track’ approach, FAO is said to be providing enough seed and fertilizer to produce…