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Expert Raises Concern Over Health Hazards Of Farmed Fish

Fish remains the cheapest source of good protein in the diet of a greater population of Nigerians, and its quality, in terms of nutritional...

NAFDAC To Teach Food Handling In Wake Of Poisonous Cassava

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says arrangements are on to sensitise farmers in Kogi and Ondo on how...

Health Risks Of Illegal Abattoirs, Slaughter Slabs

• As Lagos Govt Arrests 24 Butchers, Cattle Marketers • Set To Remove Shanties At Oko Oba Abattoir Despite series of campaigns for improved operations and...

NAFDAC Is RIGHT, EU Is RIGHT

The recent issue on the level of preservative in a soft drink regarding NAFDAC , the exporter and the EU is interesting . One...

Health Benefits Of Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is surprisingly the most widely used dietary condiment in the world today. It’s actually part of the plant family that includes...

FG To Enact `Meat Hygienic Act’ To Regulate Abattoirs

The Federal Government has commenced the process of enacting a `Meat Hygienic Act’ to regulate the operations of abattoirs and slaughter slabs in the...

Health Benefits of Brassica oleracea (Cabbage)

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) is associated with vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. It is also an excellent source of manganese, dietary...

42,000 Birds Die As Bird Flu Attack Plateau

Bird Flu killed 42,000 birds in 12 farms in Plateau, between January and February 2017, according to the local chapter of the Poultry Association...

Health, Agric Ministries Join NAFDAC To Tackle Food Poisoning

How safe is the food you eat? Do you know that food is only as good as it is safe? Experts say this is...

Anambra Has No Cattle Market, Functional Abattoirs – Butchers

Butchers Association in Anambra State has expressed worry over absence of cattle market and functional abattoirs in the state. It said lack of the facilities...

‘Trypanosomosis Lies At The Heart Of Africa’s Struggle Against Poverty’

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has said probably more than any other disease affecting both livestock and people, Trypanosomosis threatens human and livestock...

Experts Highlight Importance Of Mushrooms To People

Experts at the National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) Ibadan, have explored the many benefits of mushrooms and its cultivation, saying it contributes to human...

A Modern Abattoir For Ondo

The over 33-year-old dream of Ondo State to have a modern abattoir became a reality recently with the inauguration of a N528 million semi-mechanised...

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