The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized not less than 90 cartons of fake ”Fidossi Spunmante” drinks, a brand of alcoholic wine, without registration number in Edo.
Mrs Itua Esther, Assistant Director of NAFDAC in Edo disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Saturday.
Itua said the seizure followed a raid on five shops at Upper Sakponba, Mission Road, Benin on Friday.
“We are after Festa Spunmante, the registered brand of this particular drink is Fidossi Spunmante.
“Festa Spunmante does not have NAFDAC registration number on it, this brand of drink did not pass through the normal process.
“NAFDAC is the body that controls, regulates exportation and importation and use of regulated products. This particular drink falls under food which is part of what NAFDAC regulates.
“The company that produces the brand is supposed to have come through NAFDAC, we do an inspection of the facility abroad.