Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has asked supermarkets and other retailers to remove five brands of maize flour from their shelves for failing to meet quality standards.

THESE BRANDS INCLUDE,

Jembe,

Dola,

Kifaru,

Starehe

210 brands

These brands of maize meal products contain high levels of aflatoxin which is above the maximum limit allowed. As a result, the affected mills have been instructed to stop further manufacturing and sale of the blacklisted products until corrective measures on quality is put in place and certified by KEBS.

“Following consistent market surveillance and testing, it has been established that the maize meal brands Jembe, Dola, Kifaru, Starehe and 210 have failed because their levels of aflatoxin is higher than the maximum limit allowed by Kenya Standards,” KEBS stated. 

see also: WHAT IS AFFLATOXIN POISON AND WHAT ARE ITS EFFECTS. symptoms of poisoning.

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