Home / Health / Package food with this to Avoid Cancer – NAFDAC

Package food with this to Avoid Cancer – NAFDAC

Spread the love
Spread the love

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has warned that polythene bags popularly known as nylon or waterproof as some will call it is not good for packaging hot food.

NAFDAC recommends using clean leaves to wrap hot food

Professor Mojisola Adeyeye gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja.

She said: “Packaging of pap in nylon is not encouraging; leaves are all over place, leaf is the best thing to use for packaging item and it must be clean.

Read also: HOW ODUMEJE SACKED ABIA CHIEF OF STAFF (VIDEO)

“Nylon is not good for packaging hot food because the heat will make the nylon to leach chemicals as such must be discouraged. Plastic materials usually have bisphenol which can cause cancer,” Professor Adeyeye said.

She disclosed that a study is being conducted on different packaging of food, especially on nylon, and that the outcome will be out shortly.

Professor Adeyeye also spoke on the treatment of water with chlorine and alum, warning that it must be minimal and must not exceed the required amount.

“Drinking water that contains salicylic acid can cause erosion of the intestine, cancer, ulcer and many more damages to human health,” she added.

“Nylon is not good for packaging hot food because the heat will make the nylon to leach chemicals as such must be discouraged. Plastic materials usually have bisphenol which can cause cancer,” Professor Adeyeye said.

Please share with friends

About Precious Ropalia

Check Also

Minnesota judge saves patient

See How Judge Stops Hospital From Removing Life Support From 19 Patients

The Judge ordered that Mercy Hospital must leave the Buffalo, Minnesota, man on a ventilator after they refused to provide treatment requested by the patients wife, Anne Quiner.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Verified by MonsterInsights