National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC to work with the Association of Master Bakers on registration guidelines for hygienic manufacturing practice.
The Director-General of the Agency, Professor Christinah M Adeyeye made the disclosure at the A-One Day Sensitization Workshop held at Federal secretariat Bauchi.
Represented by the state Coordinator of the Agency Mrs Josephine A Dayilim noted that measures have been put in place to ensure food safety and protect the health of the people.
According to her other measures include, flour adequate fortified with vitamin A and B
Prof Adeyeye said the Agency has observed that some of the members of Bakers lack the commitment of maintaining standard registration.
She noted that there are some sections applied cases to include warning, imposition of administrative charges and prosecution.
Professor Christianah Adeyeye, therefore, called on the members of the Association and other stakeholders to work with the NAFDAC to ensure the production, distribution and sale of wholesome bakery products to the consumers.
In separate paper presentations at the workshop, Haruna Musa and Sunday Y Titus urged the master Bakers to ensure biannual medical fitness of their staff, quarterly fumigation of facility and renewal of license.
They equally called on them to avoid poor hygienic practices.
In his remarks, the state Chairman of Master Bakers Association, Alh Adamu Baba called on his members to always follow the guideline of NAFDAC for service delivery.
He, therefore, commended the Agency for the workshop, describing it as timely