Wendy Shay
Wendy Shay

Ghanaian female afropop/afrobeats singer Wendy Shay has disclosed that she lost a deal worth thousands of dollars because of guidelines stipulated by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA).

The Rufftown Records act in a tweet revealed that she found out her deal had fallen through after discovering that the FDA does not permit Ghanaian celebrities to advertise alcoholic beverages in the country.

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She tweeted; I just lost a deal worth 1000s‘ of dollars with this foreign alcohol company..I didn’t know in GH Celebrities can’t advertise for alcoholic beverages according to FDA.

Like Seriously?! Small food we go chop too u wan take 4rm our mouth Gh celebs wake up !!FDA Lift dat ban!!

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in 2015, banned celebrities from advertising alcoholic beverages as an adherence to a World Health Organization (WHO) policy.

According to the Authority, the ban was part of efforts to ensure that minors are protected from being lured into alcoholism.

Source: Jupdateafrica.com


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