Ridiculous food items Africa supposedly got from China that turned out to be false

Francis Akhalbey Oct 23, 2018 at 07:22am

October 23, 2018 at 07:22 am | News

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

October 23, 2018 at 07:22 am | News

Social media is a two-edged sword. Inasmuch as it is currently the best platform to disseminate news and share content, it also, unfortunately, breeds the circulation of all sorts of fake news targeted at gullible people.

With China currently staking its claim in Africa by offering “attractive” but questionable financial aid and other resources which our governments are finding very difficult to turn down, the communist state has become a focus of attention with all sorts of news about their activities on the continent including fabricated ones.

Notable among the false news that has been circulating is imported foods from China purported to be made with plastic and thus unwholesome. Causing fear and panic in some instances, the food and drugs authorities of some African countries have had to come out and calm hearts and assure people such products aren’t in existence.

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