The Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) has urged the public to be cautious of an unlisted Beta Malt brand that has found its way on the market even though it has not been approved by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA).
Consumers are advised to purchase the original Beta Malt produced by Accra Brewery Limited and approved by the FDA with registration number FDA/DK 10-033.
The company also prompted consumers in a statement that it is the sole producer and distributor of the Beta Malt brand of international Breweries PLC, Nigeria.
The press release also pointed out that the entry of the Ghanaian market by another brand of Beta Malt is illegal and distributors of same are liable to be dealt with by section 110 of the Public Health Act, 2021 (Act 851).
According to the company, Ghana’s Food and Drug Authority has not approved the importation of any brand of Beta Malt into the country.
The public has, therefore, being encouraged to report any suspicions they may have to the offices of the FDA either physically or by calling 0551112224 or 0551112225.