EU ban: A slap on Nigeria’s foods standardisation

That the European Union (EU) rejected 24 exported food products from Nigeria in 2016 over failure to meet standards has, again, shown the lackadaisical attitude of government’s agencies towards food standardisation. TAIWO HASSAN writes At a period the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari is aggressively investing in Nigeria’s non-oil sector to resuscitate the ailing economy, which was grossly impaired by the slump in crude oil price at the international market since 2015, it is unfortunate that the country is yet to get it right in the agricultural export market.…

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