The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the warning in Abuja.
Adeyeye explained that TL Tan Lung and TLC brands were produced by Chinese companies known as Fujian Yongfa Co. Ltd, and Dongshan Dongyi Food Co. Ltd., respectively.
She said that NAFDAC had been notified that the Malaysian Ministry of Health on April 20, 2018 in Kuala Lumpar Malaysia, recalled the two canned sardine products.
The director-general also cautioned all importers not to import the affected canned sardines into the country and also adminished anyone that already has the product in stock to return them to any NAFDAC office close to them
“Anybody in possession of the unwholesome canned sardines should submit them to the nearest NAFDAC Office.
“Consumers are encouraged to report all adverse events resulting from the use of these products to the nearest NAFDAC office,” she said.