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Disregard Plastic Egg Rumours

BY: Nana Ama Sarfo Former chairman of the Ghana National Association of Poultry Farmers, Mr. Kwadjo Asante has allayed the fears of the general public concerning the supposed presence of ‘plastic eggs’ on the Ghanaian market. According to the former ...

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Ensure Responsive Feeding –  Perents Urged

By Austin Ofori: A Nutrition Officer with the Ghana Health Service in the Upper Manya Krobo district, Mr. Emmanuel Sackey has advised parents to allocate enough time towards feeding their children very well in order to enhance the child’s development. ...

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Close Down Somanya Abattoir: Krobea Asante

Host of Rite FM Morning Show, Krobea Asante Tofepa Ntomentwene has expressed his indignation at authorities of the Environmental Health Services and the Environmental Protection Agency for their negligence and dereliction of duty which according to him continue to encourage ...

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Food Packaging Has Many Benefits

By Prince Paul Amuzu: The Regulatory Officer at the Food and Drugs Authority, Mr. Kofi Essel has identified some of the key reasons and benefits of food packaging. According to him, there are basically six reasons why food items are ...

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Too Much Intake Of Cholesterol can Cause Hypertension

By: Nana Ama Sarfo The human body needs good cholesterol to function effectively; this is according to Mr. Emmanuel Sackey, a nutritionist at Upper Manya Krobo in the Eastern region. Mr. Sackey who stated this when he appeared as guest ...

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Ensure Clean Hands in Food Preparation

By: Nana Ama Sarfo Mrs. Nina Bernice Ackah, a Research Scientist of the Food Research Institute has cautioned the general public on how to properly involve the human hand especially in food preparation and consumption. This according to her is ...

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Guard Against Food Poisoning

By Krobea Asante Ntomentwene: A Lecturer at the Department of Nutrition and Food Science – Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Ghana, Professor Tano Debrah has cautioned against the consumption of food contaminated with anaerobic organisms, which he ...

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Avoid Food Refrigeration For Too Long

By Prince Amuzu: A Research Scientist at the Food Research Institute (FRI), Madam Nina Bernice Ackah has cautioned consumers against prolonged preservation of food for future use. According to Madam Nina, though there’s nothing wrong with food refrigeration as a ...

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Rite FM Airs First Edition of Dietary Diversity

By Joyce Bedeley: Rite FM in collaboration with World Vision, Farm Radio International, the University of Ghana (Legon) and the McGill University has launched a child focused programme on its airwaves. Dubbed ‘Dietary Diversity’ and aired on Sundays between 6pm ...

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