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FG BANS alcoholic beverages in small sachets

The federal government has banned alcoholic beverages produced in sachets less than 200ml.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye disclosed this on Monday while addressing the media over the development in Abuja.

She said the five-year window given to the manufacturers of the products to stop producing the drinks in sachets and pet bottles which began in 2018 elapsed on January 31, 2024.

She said enforcement of the ban commenced on February 1, 2024.