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Kenya Agricultural Research Institute expresses fear over presence of aflatoxin in milk

25, Jul 2014

The Kenya agricultural research institute has expressed concerns over high levels of drug residue in livestock products. According to KARI assistant director Dr. Foustine Wandera, the most affected product was milk which had high levels of heavy metals and aflatoxin. Speaking on the sidelines of the dairy farmers’ open day at the dairy training institute in naivasha, dr wandera said kari had embarked on a study to find the extent of the problem and a solution. Despite the challenges, the cabinet secretary in charge of the ministry Felix Kosgey said the government was committed to making the country a milk-exporting nation by 2017.