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2020-05-07 00:00:00

THE USE OF NAPHTHALENE FOR THE TREATMENT OF COVID-19

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) wishes to bring to your notice an audio which has gone viral on social media about the inhalation of vapor from Naphthalene (commonly called Camphor or Mothballs) for the prevention and treatment of Covid-19..

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2020-04-17 00:00:00

PRODUCT RECALL - COA FS

The Food and Drugs Authority wishes to notify the general public of a recall involving all batches of COA FS Food Supplement manufactured by COA Herbal Centre, Cape Coast and registered with the FDA as a food supplement. This is as a result of laboratory analysis on sam.

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2020-03-23 00:00:00

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT RAPID DIAGNOSTIC TEST (RDT) KIT FOR CORONA VIRUS

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) wishes to inform the general public that it has not registered any Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits (RDTs) for screening and diagnosis of CORONA VIRUS (SARS-CoV-2) in Ghana. The current tests for screening and diagnosis of the Coronavirus in.

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2020-03-18 00:00:00

PUBLIC NOTICE - QUALITY OF PRODUCTS USED IN PREVENTION OF THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) IN GHANA

Reference to the Public Health Act, 2012 (Act 851) establishing the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Ghana and the directive from His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana on measures to prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission the Authority hereby bring.

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2019-12-16 00:00:00

PRODUCT RECALL - TOMATO PASTE

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has directed the withdrawal of all batches of certain brands of tomato paste from the market which were found to contain the ingredients starch and colour (erythrosine), that were not indicated on the labels. These ingredients are not .

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