Kano State government cautions residents against artificial food flavours in Ramadan

 Kano State government has cautioned against artificial food flavours during the Ramadan fast, to prevent food poisoning.
Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, the state’s Commissioner for Health said this when he spoke the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Kano.
Tsanyawa also advised to consume natural fruits and vegetables during the fast to maintain their health.

“The government is doing all it can to sanitise all types of food brought to the state and are very vigilant.
“I call on people to use genuine and always make sure they check for National Agency for Food and Drugs and Control registration number and expiry dates,” he said.

Hundreds of people in state had in March suffered from food poisoning due to consumption of contaminated imported food items and drinks.(NAN)