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An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Law, 1992; to provide for the fortification of salt to alleviate nutritional deficiencies, to bring the provisions of the Law in conformity with the Constitution and to provide for connected purposes.

Section 3 now reads: “a person who manufactures, labels, packages, sells or advertises any food in a manner that is false, misleading, or deceptive as regards character, nature, value, additives, substance, quality, composition, merit or safety commits an offence “. Section 6A provides for the mandatory fortification with potassium odiate of salt for human consumption. A new subsection concerning preservation of food is inserted in section 7.

This law was repealed and replaced in 2012 by the passage of the Public Health Act, 2012, Act 851

Read Also >>> FOOD AND DRUGS ACT 1992 (REPEALED)

Read Also >>> PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 2012 (ACT 851) OF GHANA

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