KEBS bans maize meal and composite flours in crackdown that leaves unanswered queries

KENYA – The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has issued a ban on several maize meal and composite flours from being sold to the public in Kenya, a move that has seen some of the leading flour milling companies as well as smaller players in the country getting caught up in the dragnet. In a letter addressed to the Retail Trade Association of Kenya (RETRAK) CEO Wambui Mbarire, the standards regulator has sought the industry body’s support to inform its affected members in the milling sector to recall the affected…

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