MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT PLEA TO TRADERS TO STOP USING SNIPER FOR BEANS PRESERVATION.
Written by darling on November 12, 2018
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has expressed displeasure at the use of chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening.
Ogbeh said in an interview with journalists in Otukpo, Benue, that the act was detrimental to human health and the environment.
He appealed to foodstuff and fruit sellers and others Nigerians to adopt natural means of preservation.
The minister said that the ministry will collaborate with the National Orientation Agency to create more awareness on the need for citizens not to use chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening.