The Kenya Bureau Of Standards (KEBS) suspended five maize flour products over high levels of aflatoxin.
The maize flour banned from the market inKclude:
- Dola Maize Meal
- Kifaru Maize Meal
- Starehe Maize Meal
- 210 Two Ten Maize Meal
- Jembe Maize Meal
Of the five banned maize meal products, Dola, Kifaru and Jembe are the most common and easily available.
Here is a statement from KEBS banning the maize meal products:
KEBS also issued a statement warning Kenya against purchasing the products and calling on the manufacturers to recall the products as soon as possible.
The ban on maize meal products comes a few days after KEBS banned five other butter products over high levels of aflatoxin.