key highlights from the news:
- NAFDAC affirms that Indomie Instant Noodles produced in Nigeria are safe for consumption.
- The statement from NAFDAC’s Director-General serves as an assurance to consumers who may have been exposed to misleading publications that the product was banned by the regulatory body.
- Dufil Prima Foods Limited, the producer of Indomie Instant Noodles in Nigeria, reiterated its commitment to international good manufacturing processes and assured customers that the noodles consumed in Nigeria are produced locally under strict international best manufacturing procedures with ISO certified standards.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has quashed rumours circulating online that locally produced Indomie Instant Noodles in Nigeria had been banned by the regulatory body. NAFDAC Director-General, Prof Mrs Mojisola Adeyeye, has assured consumers that the product is safe for consumption.
The manufacturer of Indomie Instant Noodles consumed in Nigeria is Dufil Prima Foods Limited, which has been producing the noodles in the country for nearly three decades. The producer’s Group Corporate Communications and Event Manager, Tope Ashiwaju, said the company strictly adheres to the standard procedures set by NAFDAC and the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) in all its manufacturing processes.
This announcement is a relief for Nigerians who have been consuming the popular instant noodles, and it is hoped that it will put an end to the spread of misleading information about the safety of the product.