A television exposé on toxic chemicals that are used to keep meat looking fresher for longer, has led to calls for the naming and shaming of anyone found to be tampering with food, and for strict guidelines to ensure that only safe preservatives are used.
Bad Meat Exposé - LSK Calls for Action Against Supermarkets
Nation, 16 July 2019
The Law Society of Kenya has demanded immediate actions on supermarkets that use illegal and harmful chemicals to preserve meat. Read more »
A butcher slices a piece of meat in butchery (file photo).
LSK Demands Probe on Unregulated Use of Preservatives in Meat Products
Capital FM, 16 July 2019
The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has called for an investigation and prompt action against supermarkets, butcheries and abattoirs found to be risking the health of consumers by using… Read more »
Sulphites Not Allowed in Meat, Tests Underway - Health Ministry
Following revelations that some meat sellers are harming buyers in their use of preservatives, the Health ministry has collected samples from random establishments for testing. Read more »
Outrage After NTV Expose On Supermarkets Selling Toxic Meat
Nairobi News, 15 July 2019
Outrage greeted an exposé by NTV investigative with Dennis Okari that revealed how supermarkets are using toxic chemicals to make their meat look fresher for longer. Read more »
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