Monday, June 27, 2022

Food

Obtain hygiene permit or face legal actions – FDA warns food vendors

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has reminded food vendors nationwide of the need to acquire “Food Hygiene Permit” from the Authority to legalize their operations or face legal actions - a jail term, fine or both. The permit requires...

Accra on ”Food Poison” Time Bomb?

The Greater Accra Regional Environmental Health and Sanitation Director, Douglas Tagoe, says Accra is sitting on ‘food poisoning time bomb’ with unwholesome food being sold ‘everywhere. He said it is unfortunate people jostle for food everyday, but are not concerned...

Diarrhoea, vomiting, or nausea are possible signs of food poisoning

By Francisca Maame Esi Quainoo Registered Dietitian, Hikmatu Abdulai has advised Ghanaians on the most suitable way preserving food According to her, the best way to preserve food is by refrigerating. "Don't refrigerate your food products in bulk do them in smaller...

“Your table etiquette starts right from the invitation”- An image consultant

By Nana Ama Gyapong Emma Addo Owusu, the CEO of Kobadem Image Consultant has stated that when one’s table etiquette starts from the invitation, by the person, stating that when someone invites you, it is only courteous to either attend,...

”Tuo Zaafi”- Ghanaian delicacy

By Regina Agana Akanteba As part of the Heritage Month celebration, GBC News takes a look at one of Ghana’s delicacies, Tuo-Zaafi also known as TZ or Saakbo in Gruuni. TZ is a popular Northern Ghanaian dish that can now...

Waakye is medicinal – Nutritionist

Madam Ophelia Dei Adubea, Nutritionist at the Nutrition Department, Ridge Hospital, says “waakye”, a popular Ghanaian dish is not only nutritious but medicinal. She said the meal was ‘health-giving’ when cooked with the sorghum bicolor leaves and packaged or served...

Consume leafy vegetables for good nutrition

By Cynthia Boateng Culture and food are connected and this is why a particular food is common to a group of people living in the same cultural environment. In Ghana there are interesting varieties of food crops that have more nutrients...

How to preserve homemade spices

By Bridget Baidoo and Esther Botchway #YUMMY! YUMMY! THURSDAY!! Segment of GTV’s Breakfast Show saw an in- depth analysis of the health benefits one derives from homemade spices as well as its preservation. CEO of the College of Culinary and Hospitality...

Ghana as an Agrarian Economy, the challenges

By Emmanuel Akayeti Ghana mostly depends on an Agrarian economy of which crop farming including vegetables are not left out. Due to inadequate quantities of vegetables, especially tomatoes, Ghanaian traders travel far into neighbouring Burkina Faso to buy that type...

Hoteliers in Northern Ghana to make indigenous dishes number one on menu

The Northern Regional Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Hakeem Ismael, has urged hoteliers in the region to serve local dishes, not only promote them but enhance agricultural production and job creation in the region. Speaking to the Ghana News...

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Paracetamol is the most abused painkiller- Dr. Nii Lante

By Seli Baisie A Physician Specialist, Dr. Nii Lante Okunka Blankson says the most commonly abused painkiller is paracetamol. This, according...

End your demonstration at 4 pm – Court to Arise Ghana group

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Her Ladyship Comfort Kwasiwor Tasiame has directed Arise Ghana organisers of the #KromAyeShe demonstration to end their public protests at 4 pm...

Ambassador Gambila of Burkina Faso cautions youth against fake promises of greener pastures abroad

Ghana’s Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Boniface Gambila has expressed worry about the youth who get deceived by unknown people to travel to Burkina Faso...

Gabby Asare Otchere Darko laments low returns from E-levy

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Gabby Asare Otchere Darko has bemoaned the low revenue returns from the much-touted Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy). In a series of tweets Monday,...

Eggstra-O Campaign roadshow makes a stop in Ho

By Tilda Acorlor The Project Lead of the Eggstra-O Campaign, Ndidi Fordjoe says women and children must eat eggs to grow well and healthy. She...