List Of Alerts

Repeat offender Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited potentially killed 66 Gambian children

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a Medical Product Alert (N°6/2022) regarding four contaminated children´s medicines in Africa. The four medicines are: Promethazine Oral Solution, Kofexmalin Baby Cough Syrup, Makoff Baby Cough Syrup and Magrip N Cold Syrup. Samples taken from the products were found to contain high levels of the contaminants diethylene glycol ...

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A comprehensive review of Superlife Total Care 30 (STC30) from Superlife World

Summary of this article: Some African consumers contacted us through our email address: and requested that we look in to the product Superlife Total Care 30 (STC30) from the company Superlife World STC30 is a powder which contains fruit extracts, fruit juice powders and Vitamin C Many marketers of the product claim this product ...

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Video shows rubbery substance washed out of semolina. Is this plastic?

Alert: Viral Video shows rubbery substance washed out of semolina. Is it plastic? Alert from Consumers: We have received multiple alerts from African consumers after a videowent viral, showing a lady washing what appears to be a rubbery, plastic-looking substance out of semolina. Semolina is a type of coarse wheat flour which is often consumed ...

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Palm Oil: 2019 ends with another dismal food safety record

Palm oil is a vital ingredient in Sub-Saharan African cuisine. Most families consume it daily or at least once every other day. It is used in many foods ranging from puddings, vegetables, plantains, coco yams, the famous yellow soup and the list goes on. We Africans love our palm oil. This translates to a high ...

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Palm Oil Alert: Carcinogenic substance

Mother Africa Pure Red Palm Oil and Mother Africa Zomi Palm Oil were recalled in 2018 by Surya Foods, because they contain the illegal dye Sudan IV, which is potentially genotoxic and carcinogenic. We have noticed that many African Consumers are neither aware of the recall nor of the warnings that have been issued by ...

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