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2021-04-08 00:00:00

REGUALTORY UPDATE 2 - JOINT COVID-19 VACCINE SAFETY REVIEW COMMITTEE

The FDA, as mandated by Section 125 of the Public Health Act 2012, Act 851 continues to monitor Ghana's COVID-19 Vaccination Programme using its robust safety monitoring system..

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2021-04-05 00:00:00

WASHED-ASHORE FISHES - FDA PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in collaboration with other State agencies have been engaged in investigating and addressing the matter of various species of fishes washed ashore on some beaches since Friday, 2nd April 2021. While laboratory investigations are ongoin.

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2021-04-04 00:00:00

ACHOURA VERT TEA - DECLARED AS WHOLESOME

The Food and Drugs Authority received a food safety alert regarding the presence of a pesticide residue in Achoura The Vert Tea (A Chinese brand of Green Tea) on the Burkinabe and possibly the Ghanaian markets. It is instructive to note that Achoura The Vert Tea has bee.

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2021-03-23 00:00:00

LABORATORY INVESTIGATION - LIVING BITTERS

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) through its monitoring came across a video circulating on social media purporting that Living Bitters Capsules, a herbal medicinal product from Capital 02 Limited has been adulterated with some non-edible and potential harmful substanc.

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2021-03-16 00:00:00

COVID-19 VACCINES - SAFETY MONITORING UPDATE

On 26th February 2021, the Food and Drugs Authority constituted a Committee of Experts- the Joint Covid-19 Vaccine Safety Review Committee(JCVSRC) - which means bi-weekly to assess all reported adverse events and make recommendations on the safety of COVID-vaccines..

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2021-03-09 00:00:00

FDA ALERTS PUBLIC ON SEIZURE OF FAKE COVID-19 VACCINES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Subsequent to the Food and Drugs Authority(FDA)'s Press Release dated January 12,2021, committing to providing periodic updates on Covid-19 vaccines, the FDA hereby wishes to inform the general public that so far, the only Covid-19 vaccines authorised for use in Ghana a.

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2021-02-18 00:00:00

FDA CAUTIONS PUBLIC ON CONTAMINATED PET FOODS

The Food and Drugs Authority wishes to inform the public about the recall of various brands of Pet foods manufactured by Midwestern Pet Foods, Indiana in the United States of America. The recall is due to the presence of high aflatoxin contamination which has caused th.

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2021-02-01 00:00:00

FDA APPROVES FIRST HERBAL MEDICINE FOR CLINICAL TRIAL ON COVID-19 TREATMENT

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), the National Medicine Regulatory Agency (NMRA) in Ghana, has approved a herbal medicine, Cryptolepis sanguinolenta, locally known as Nibima for clinical trials in January 2021..

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