Foods and Drugs Act 1955
Food and Drug Department of Ministry of Health
The Food and Drugs Administration Department whose duty is now handled by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is charged with administering the provision of the food and drug decree.
The act provided for the following
i. All goods both foods and drugs must be fit for human consumption.
ii. Drugs should be tested before marketing.
iii. Foods and drugs should be stored under the best sanitary condition.
iv. The foods and drugs must be properly labelled.
v. Foods and drug should follow the standard of consumption.
vi. The drugs or foods should follow the regulations of hygiene.