The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Importation of GMOs Banned

The Ministry of Health has undertaken to commission a study to determine whether or not genetically modified foods are harmful to human beings. The ... ( Resource: Kenyan Govt Investigates GMOs

The government has banned the importation of GMOS citing insufficient scientific evidence on the safety of the food. Public Health minister Beth Mugo says the government has commissioned a task force to carry out research on GMO safety before lifting the ban. She has directed health officers at all border points to effect the ban.

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