“Don’t eat the Fishes washed ashore” – FDA Cautions Public


The Food Drugs Authority has cautioned the Public against consuming fishes washed ashore at Osu.

Since 2nd April, 2021 fishes have been washed ashore on some beaches in the country which has got many persons agitated about this fishes finding their way onto the plate of some consumers .

Following this incident, the Food and Drugs Authority—FDA has cautioned the Public against consuming the Fishes that were washed ashore.

According to them, they are currently
investigating the cause of the fishes being wàshed ashore and therefore the public must not consume such fishes.

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The FDA also added that, to prevent the Public from consuming these fishes wàshed ashore, they have dispatched teams to some markets to conduct some inspections.

A portion of the statement from the Food and Drugs Authority said;

While laboratory investigations are ongoing, the Authority warns the general public to desist from consuming the frish washed ashore in view of the potential risk to health and safety.

Meanwhile, to prevent the washed-ashore fish from entering into the food chain, FDA
inspection teams have been dispatched to fish markets including the Osu Mandela
market in the Korle-Klottey Municipal Assembly.

Read below the Press Release from the Food and Drugs Authority

FDA cautions against eating fishes washed ashore

SOURCE : Coverghana.com.gh


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