The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has destroyed 802 boxes of expired energy drinks suspected to be Lucozade energy drink, at the Kpone landfill site in Accra.
Information about a company named Andiana Royal Ventures at Lapaz, in Accra, tempering with the expiring dates on some imported Lucozade energy drinks was tipped off to the FDA
Speaking to the Ghana News Agency, Head of Communication and Public Education, FDA, James Lartey said the authority was informed in September about the dealings of the aforementioned company
"They have managed to change the expiring date of the product from September 2019 to September 2020, "he noted.
Mr. Lartey said FDA officers were deployed to check whether the product was on the market, after they stormed the company's warehouse.
He however cautioned the public to be vigilant and check the expiring dates and other relevant information before patronizing such items.
The twins, who were born conjoined at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in 1999 were offered support by the then President of the Republic, Jerry Rawlings to ensure their medical bills for the procedure was taken care of.
Accompanied by their parents, Eunice and Benjamin Awui, Madam Benedicta Lasi and Dr. Appeadu-Mensah who was one of the pediatric surgeons who undertook the landmark surgery twenty years ago, the delegation thanked the former president for intervening to ensure the cost of the surgery was taken care of when he was President in 1999.
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