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Government imported Cooking Oil Unfit for Consumption, KEBS Declares.

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The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has declared that Ksh. 9.3 billion worth of cooking oil, which was imported via the Kenya National Trading Corporation (KNTC) during Moses Kuria’s tenure, is unfit for consumption. The oil was imported by KNTC to be distributed via dispensing machines, but it cannot be accounted for in the KNTC warehouses. The Senate Standing Committee on Trade, Industrialisation and Tourism is investigating the edible oil scam.

 

This revelation is a cause for concern, as it raises questions about the safety of food products in the country. It is important that the government takes swift action to ensure that such incidents do not occur in the future.

 

The Senate Standing Committee on Trade, Industrialisation and Tourism is investigating the edible oil scam . The committee has summoned the former KNTC Managing Director, Moses Kuria, to appear before it and explain the circumstances surrounding the importation of the contaminated cooking oil .

 

This incident highlights the need for stricter regulations and oversight of food imports in the country. It is important that the government takes swift action to ensure that such incidents do not occur in the future.

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