By Glen S. Ramos
MANILA — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) through the issuance of Advisory No.2021-2493 today warned all healthcare professionals and the general public NOT TO PURCHASE AND CONSUME the following unregistered food products:
- RANS DRIED FISH Lapad
- RANS DRIED FISH Danggit Special
- RANS DRIED FISH Galunggong
- RANS DRIED FISH Pusit Special
- RANS DRIED FISH Kapak
According to FDA, the above-mentioned food products are not yet registered and no corresponding Certificates of Product Registration (CPR) have been issued by the agency.
Moreover, the unregistered products have not gone through an evaluation process and the FDA cannot assure their quality and safety.
The agency has also issued a directive to establishments not to distribute, advertise or sell the said violative products until CPRs are issued, otherwise, regulatory sanctions shall be strictly pursued. (ai/mtvn)