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Explainer: What is aflatoxin?


Aflatoxins are naturally occurring cancer-causing toxins produced by a mould fungus that attacks crop such as maize, peanuts, cottonseed and tree nuts, according to online publication cancer.gov

Explainer: What is aflatoxin?

By Standard Reporter | 16 days ago

Ministry set to introduce Bill on food safety

Ministry set to introduce Bill on food safety

The Ministry of Health is working on a food safety bill that seeks to empower counties to conduct random tests on food in the market.

Antony Gitonga | 2 months ago

Healthy soil is the backbone to food safety

The refuse/ bio-slurry obtained from the biodigester is then used as manure, foliar fertiliser and sometimes as an insect repellent.

Rosemary Nzuki | 5 months ago

Time’s ripe for Kenya to adopt food safety standards

Interceptions as a result of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) and documentation issues indicate that there are still problems with the compliance.

Wambui Mbarire | 10 months ago