NAFDAC speaks on alleged Poisonous indomie noodles in Nigeria


NAFDAC has Addressed Allegations of Poisonous Indomie Noodles in Nigeria


The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has provided reassurance to consumers in Nigeria regarding the safety of Indomie and other noodle brands. According to NAFDAC, their investigations have revealed that the implicated in recalls in Malaysia and Taiwan are not present in Nigeria.


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During the Quarterly Interactive Session between NAFDAC and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director General of NAFDAC, emphasized the importance of consuming safe food. She expressed her personal concern about food safety, highlighting the need for food not to cause illness or adversely interact with medication.

Poisonous indomie noodles

Prof Adeyeye stated that as soon as news of the recalls in Malaysia and Taiwan reached Nigeria, she instructed the Directors of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition and Laboratory Services (Food) to engage in discussions with manufacturers and marketers. The necessary tests were conducted, and international standard chemical agents were utilized in the process.


The Director General confirmed that all tests were completed, and it was determined that the implicated foreign noodles are not present in Nigeria. Therefore, the locally produced noodles are deemed safe for consumption.


NAFDAC seeks to uphold its commitment to science-driven processes and ensure the safety of staple foods for Nigerian consumers. Their efforts in collaboration with manufacturers and continuous monitoring aim to maintain high standards and protect public health.

What is NAFDAC saying about the allaged Poisonous indomie noodles.


NAFDAC confirmed No

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