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Inappropriate Farming Practices Leading Cause of Food Contamination

Chief Executive Officer of the Gladfin Health Care at Spintex Basket, Dr. Vincent Fianko has expressed concern about the unhealthy manner in which farmers handle their farm produce, particularly, vegetables. According to Dr. Fianko who spoke during the Food Safety, ...

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Public Urged To Keep Hands Clean To Avoid Food Contamination

Eastern Regional Senior Medical Officer, Madam Hectoria Awekeya has advised the general public to maintain hand hygiene to avoid contracting diseases. Madam Hectoria who spoke in an interview with Austin Ofori Addo during the Food Safety, Nutrition and Hygiene segment ...

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Farmers Cautioned Against Food Contamination

Farmers have been blamed for causing food contaminations through the various farming processes and activities carried out in the cause of production. The contamination, according to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gladin Health Care is because such practices which ...

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Food Allergy Can Kill Within Three Days If Not Treated – Doctor Warns

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Health Alliance, Dr. Kwasi Yeboah has advised the general public to desist from eating or feeding the stomach with food items ‘that are bad for their system.’ Consumption of food systems of this ...

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“Feed Children Well To Avert ‘Wasting’” – Nutritionist Charges Parents

Nutritionist at the McGill University in Canada, Madam Yvonne Goh has attributed ‘wasting’ in children to malnutrition which is either caused by hunger or starvation and sickness when a child is less than five (5) years old, contrary to popular ...

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Consumer Protection Is a Shared Responsibility – Chief Regulatory Officer

Consumers must be proactive and conscious of what they consume as a step towards preventing, patronizing and consuming contaminated foods, this is according to Madam Maria Aba Lovelace Johnson, Chief Regulatory Officer and Head of the Food Enforcement Department at ...

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“Yogurt More Nutritious Than Other Fruit Juices”

General Manager of RACHDOS-RICH Company Limited, Mr. Iddrisu Abdul Latif has recommended the consumption of yogurt by pregnant women as a source of nutrients towards the steady growth of unborn children. According to Mr. Iddrisu Abdul Latif, the consumption of ...

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FSNH: Nutritional and Health Benefits of ‘Tree Of Life’ Explained

Ghanaians have been advised to educate themselves on the need to value local food resources and grow more food. This if done rightly is expected to serve as source of nutrients and employment and income generation and refrain from the ...

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Ghanaians Urged To Consume Organic Foods

The Chief Executive Officer of Penorish Farms and Food Processing Limited, Mr. Edmund Arthur has underscored the importance of organic foods to the general public. According to him, Ghanaians should cultivate the habit of going organic since it has a ...

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Callers Urge Government to Restructure Rice Industry

  Some callers into Rite FM’s Food Safety, Nutrition and Hygiene show have made calls for the restructuring of the local rice industry. According to the callers, the restructuring if properly done would inure to economic values of the nation. ...

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