Kenyan Govt Investigates GMOs

Kenya Citizen TV
Kenya Citizen TV
Publication Date:
21 November 2012
Kenya, Food and Agriculture, Legal and Judicial Affairs

The Ministry of Health has undertaken to commission a study to determine whether or not genetically modified foods are harmful to human beings.

The ministry was tasked by the Cabinet about two weeks ago to provide scientific proof over the safety of GMOs. Speaking at a press briefing at Afya House, the minister for public health and sanitation, Beth Mugo, said that the ban on importation of GMOs will remain until conclusive studies are complete.


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