MoH cautions quail eggs 'medical' claims unsubstantiated

Quail eggs
Quail eggs

The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoH) has cautioned the public against some street vendors who sell quail eggs claiming they have properties to treat many medical conditions.

According to a press statement from the ministry, the eggs do not have any proven medical properties therefore cannot be marketed and sold as such.

It states that raw quail eggs have no beneficial effects against diseases such as blood pressure, diabetes, liver diseases, kidney or gall bladder stones, allergies, cardiac conditions, HIV and AIDS, asthma, tuberculosis, cancer, ulcers and other chronic conditions as the vendors claim.

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