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NAFDAC raises alarm over proliferation of regulated products’ adverts

By Chioma Obinna

Lagos—National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday raised the alarm over proliferation of advertisement of its regulated products, urging media organisations to demand for NAFDAC’s advertisement approval before publication.

To this end, the agency has launched an Advertisement Verification Scheme to stop further proliferation of any of its registered product.
Addressing a forum of advertising stakeholders in Lagos, the Director General of NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii said the agency had observed steady misleading claims in the advertisement of many regulated products not been properly checked by the media.


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