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NAQS, NAFDAC at odds over methyl bromide use for pest control

Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), has countered the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), over the phasing out of methyl bromide which is used for pest control.

NAQS on high alert to contain outbreak of foot, mouth disease

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has expressed its readiness to contain the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) currently in Vhembe and Capricorn Districts in Limpopo, South Africa.

NAQS to ensure agric produce meets international standard

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service has reiterated its commitment to ensure that the country’s agricultural produce meets international standard in line with the International Plant Protection Convention.

Beans sellers deny using ‘Sniper’ as preservative

Beans sellers in Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos State have refuted the allegation of preserving their commodity with Sniper.

NAQS warns beans dealers not to use sniper

Dr. Vincent Isegbe, the coordinating director of the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), has warned dealers in beans to desist from using Sniper to store the produce, saying that the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.

NAQS: Sniper in beans, a weapon of mass destruction

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, has warned dealers in beans to desist from using “Sniper” to store the produce as the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.
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Nigeria resumes export of hibiscus to Mexico

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) said that Nigeria would resume the export of hibiscus, popularly known as Zobo, to Mexico.

MDAs, NBMA validate biosafety mainstreaming strategy for Nigeria

Some ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in collaboration with the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) have reviewed and validated a National Biosafety Mainstreaming Strategy that will further strengthen the biosafety regulatory regime and its inclusion in various sectors of the economy.

NIRSAL to reduce wastage, boost food supply

The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) says it is developing a transportation system to address bottlenecks in the movement of agricultural produce from farms to markets.

Federal government begins training of farmers on quality beans production in 10 states

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service has commenced training of farmers from 10 states for production of quality and safe beans for export.

NAQS re-enforces packaging standards for imports and exports.

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service says it is re-enforcing the use of Solid Wood Packaging Materials such as crates, boxes, dunnages for containerised cargoes imported into the country.

NAFDAC, NBMA sign MoU on regulation of genetically modified foods

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAFDAC on proper regulation of Genetically Modified Foods (GM Foods) in the country.

Impounded snakes, millipedes, spiders, others were bound for Luxemburg – Minister

Speaking with journalists after the boxes were opened and examined, under the guide of experts in forestry and wildlife, from various government agencies, and the university, the Jubril said the ministry officials were in Calabar having received reports that some unscrupulous elements smuggled some reptiles into the country.

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