Madina Market Two women arrested for adulterating oranges

A video being circulated on social media shows a woman dipping peeled oranges into a solution to impact the colour of the orange.

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has arrested two women with the assistance of the Nima Police following a video being circulated on social media in which a woman was seen dipping peeled oranges into a solution to impact the colour of the orange.

The two women were arrested after a swoop at the Madina market on Tuesday, June 13.

They are in the grips of the police assisting in investigations.

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The FDA has, therefore, “advised the public to be cautious when buying peeled oranges especially the ones whose colour appear suspicious”.

The Authority further indicated that it was conducting investigations into the matter to ensure that all those involved were arrested.

It said that members of the public with information about clandestine activities likely to endanger public health and safety with respect to FDA’s mandate to contact authorities on hotlines 0299802932 or 0299802933.

The public can also contact the FDA through toll-free number 080015100 (free only on Airtel and Vodafone) and SMS short code 4015 (all networks except Glo).

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