EAC protocol on pests, disease control ratified

PARLIAMENT yesterday ratified the East African Community (EAC) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Protocol (SPS) 2013 to enhance food safety. Among others, the step will improve access to a greater choice of safe foods and provide rules for the management of aflatoxins which...

PD Online: Bt maize promises an end to aflatoxin menace

Kenya’s recent ban on maize imports from her two East African neighbors due to high levels of mycotoxins has jolted the national consciousness towards the recurrent danger of toxins in food, while underscoring the need for adoption of safer food production and...