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How to avoid food poisoning this Christmas

A wonderful Christmas celebration can quickly turn sour if we neglect the all-too-important issue of food safety.

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How to remove pesticides from your fruits and vegetables

A lot of people wonder how they can remove pesticides from their fruits and vegetables. If you are one of them, I have good news for you. This post highlights six proven DIY ways of removing pesticides from fruits and vegetables. Although you cannot completely remove pesticides from your food, you will be sure to […]

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A World Food Safety Day is on the Horizon!

We may have a World Food Safety Day Soon! The Federal Government of Nigeria continues to show commitment to achieving food security within the next few years. While adequate food supply is vital to human survival, food safety is needed to avoid

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How does a nation fare without regular food recalls?

I woke up this morning with a feeling of nausea. No, I am not ill; I am just sickened by the thought of consuming foods that should not be on the shelf in the first place. My chain of thoughts took me through the many food hazards that people fall prey to everyday- biological, chemical […]

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Listeria outbreak in South Africa

South Africa’s Listeria tragedy: Nigeria’s wake-up call Beating world records is exciting but certainly not when it has to do with having the worst outbreak of a food-borne illness in history. The recent outbreak of Listeria in South Africa holds many lessons and warnings for Nigeria. The 14-month long outbreak, which affected almost 1000 people […]

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