Dead Whale: FDA Warns Public On Consumption

The Food and Drugs Authority, ( FDA) has warned the public against consuming the dead whale that was washed onto the shores of Tema in Greater Accra.

The FDA has laised with Agencies within the National Food Safety Emergency Response Plan (FoSERP) to address the safety issues.

According to the authority, the situation is under control and being monitored to gag people against having access to the carcass as arrangements are underway to safely bury it.

“The public is advised to stay away from such fishes that are washed ashore as one may not know the cause of death which may have effect on health,” the FDA said in its public alert notice.

It further stressed, “The public is advised to contact the FDA or any of the Food Safety Emergency Response partners (i.e Fisheries and Aquaculture, Local Government and Rural Development, National Security, Customs Division, Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Department (PPRSD), Veterinary Services Department, Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Ghana Armed Forces, and the Ghana Health Services (GHS) if one comes across such an incident,”

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