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PESTICIDE AND FOOD SAFETY IN AFRICA

Pesticides are a group of chemicals that are applied to crops in farm or store for protection and enhanced productivity and marketability. However, safety aspects are not taken into consideration. In this report published last year, Adewunmi and Fapohunda  looked into the issue and made a critical observations.   Please see Pesticides and food safety […]

FIRST WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY JUNE 7, 2019

The First ever World Food Safety Day was observed throughout the globe yesterday June 7, 2019. According to the UN the theme is  “Food Safety, everyone’s business”. WHO, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pleased to facilitate Member States effort to celebrate the World Food Safety Day […]

EU BEAN BAN and NIGERIA, AN UPDATE

In May, 2019, the European Union began a series of talks to examine and assess the various measures put in place by Nigeria to escape further ban on the dried beans export to the EU. It will be recalled that Nigeria carried out some remedial inteventions aimed at enhancing the quality of agro produce for […]