Public scare of plastic fish ravages Mallam market in Accra

Public scare of plastic fish ravages Mallam market in Accra

- FDA will be investigating claims of plastic fish at Mallan Market

- There are fears on the market that these fishes are hard to notice

- The FDA is cautioning the public to stay calm

There are wide-grown fears at the Mallam market in Accra as both traders and customers fear there could be the sale of plastic fish in that market.

This public fear has got the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) begin intense investigations over the matter though 'investigations conducted indicated that they were genuine fish and not plastic.

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So far, it has not been confirmed if indeed there is the existence of such fishes for sale on the market.

The FDA has, therefore, advised the public to verify with the FDA before going ahead to circulate such information, “since, many of such information has turned out to be false after investigations” and “rather create fear and panic”.

The authority in October temporarily declared the consumption of palm oil unsafe because it could not assure its safety. The FDA upon revelations that some samples of palm oil on the Ghanaian market were contaminated with carcinogenic Sudan 4 dye.

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the FDA, John Odame Darkwa told the media that people can now buy palm oil with confidence. “The palm oil on our market is very safe and we should continue to patronize it, we assure Ghanaians that buy your palm oil with confidence; eat it with confidence because the FDA assures of its safety.”

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He also told the public that the 22 traders arrested for adulterating palm oil with the cancer causing chemical are being prosecuted.

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