SimpliFine’s meat processing division attains FSSC 22000

KENYA – SimpliFine, a Kenyan integrated food producer offering locally sourced and manufactured food products across East Africa, has announced that its meat and prepared foods division has attained Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000).  The company launched its meat and prepared foods division in July 2021 and has over the past five months renovated its facility and implemented…

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U.S agricultural groups seek court order to overturn EPA ban on chlorpyrifos

U.S – Agricultural groups are seeking a court directive against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) August 2021 ban on chlorpyrifos, a pesticide associated with neurodevelopmental problems and impaired brain function in children. The groups representing thousands of farmers and farmer-owned cooperatives that say they will be harmed by the EPA’s ruling  to revoke all tolerances of chlorpyrifos are taking legal…

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WFP counsels Marsabit County government to formulate food safety legislations

KENYA – The World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian organization focused on hunger and food security, has counselled the Marsabit County government to formulate legislation that will bring testing of cereals into the tax bracket in a bid to enhance food safety standards. Speaking when he toured the county to inspect development projects and assess the current drought…

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