The food and drugs authority (FDA) has closed down Aflab house a coca-cola distributor for selling expired coca-cola products to a school canteen in koforidua. The warehouse has also been asked to pay a fine of GHC 1,200.000 for the safe disposal of the found products in the warehouse.
The FDA as part of its monitoring services in the new juaben district of the eastern region visit schools to check the items which are given to students for consumption. The expired products include coca-cola, sprite and fanta drinks which expired in 2019.
Further investigations shown that 10 out of the 100 packs of drinks have already been sold to students at to schools canteen. Samuel Kwaakye regional director of the FDA indicated that warehouses must be periodically checked in order to ensure the quality of products.