May 16, (THEWILL) – Makers of Peak milk, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, has declared support for an ongoing probe into the sale of contaminated milk to consumers in the Ojuelegba area of Lagos State.
THEWILL had reported that a warehouse in the Isheri area of the state was closed by the government, after a reported sale of contaminated milk products in Ojuelegba went viral.
FrieslandCampina in a statement by its Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, Ore Famurewa, assured consumers of its products of safety.
The statement read in part, “FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of Peak milk and Nigeria’s leading dairy brands, is aware of an online news report about a claim of congealed milk bought from an independent seller in an area of Lagos State.
“Our Company is currently collaborating on a joint investigation with the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA), over the issue to address any public concern.
“So far, internal and external investigations have shown that the integrity of our manufacturing, batching, warehousing and distribution of our products has remained intact.
“In a meeting with the Agency and other stakeholders, FrieslandCampina WAMCO reiterated its commitment to the sale of only genuine, high quality Peak products that are safe for consumption and fit for use, as per the product label and expiry details.
“Following this, the Company has called on consumers to always use its expanded toll free number and email on the pack of all its products to liaise with dedicated professionals on any inquiry. This platform caters for consumers across Nigeria.
“While we expect the conclusive result of the investigation, we take this opportunity to reassure our consumers that FrieslandCampina WAMCO will continue to provide consumers wholesome dairy products.
“For over 60 years, the Peak brand has been providing Nigerians with quality dairy nutrition. The integrity of the Peak brand is based on its stringent quality process.
“Peak is rich and creamy, with natural nutrition that strengthens and supports daily body activities. The Peak brand is ambitious to enable all Nigerians reach their Peak every day.”