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Federal Government moves to curtail rejection of agro exports

Federal Government moves to curtail rejection of agro exports

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Piqued by the rising poor food safety practices and standards that led to huge economic losses evident in the myriad of rejects of some food exports at the international markets, the Nigerian National Accreditation Systems (NiNAS), said it is driving performance in the food supply chain to reduce the incidence. They also declared a readiness to support Nigeria to achieve food safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic through reduction in cases of contamination, poor preservation method, and adulteration of food products. NiNAS disclosed this as it marked this year’s World Accreditation Day, themed: “Accreditation: improving food safety.” In a statement signed by the Director-General and Chief Executive of NiNAS, Celestine Okanya, this year’s World Accreditation Day provides an opportunity...