General News of Tuesday, 18 February 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comSalmonella gizzard scare: Cook it, there’s nothing to fear – FDAGizzard is largely consumed by many people in GhanaThe Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has allayed fears about the toxicity of salmonella infested gizzard transported into the country. The Head of Corporate Affairs at the FDA, James Lartey explained in an interview with Citi News that cooking the infested gizzard thoroughly before consumption would kill the bacteria, salmonella. His reaction comes on the back of reports that three containers of salmonella infested gizzard made their way into the country. So, in actual fact, this is not something that we should even be worried about,” the Head of Corporate Affairs at the FDA," James Lartey said. Mr. Lartey further noted that the importers of the containers carrying the salmonella infested gizzard followed due process since they the appropriate certification.
Source: GhanaWeb February 18, 2020 18:45 UTC