KEBS suspends five maize flour products


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.