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NAFDAC warns Niger residents against sale, consumption of carbide-ripened fruits

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday urged residents of Niger to stop selling, purchasing or consuming fruits that were artificially ripened with calcium carbide.
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Experts: Artificial ripening of fruits causes cancer, liver, kidney diseases

Medical and health experts have warned Nigerians against using chemicals to ripen fruits, saying substances like carbide are responsible for the rising cases of liver, kidney and cancer in the country.

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