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Soko miller blames regulators for any GM maize in market

Thika-based Capwel Industries is challenging the authenticity of recent tests by the National Biosafety Authority, which last week claimed to have found GM content in their Soko maize meal.

The miller put out a public notice Monday saying all its grain came from local sources, including the National Cereals and Produce Board. They, however, noted that “there has been an influx of (Kenya Government-certified) supply from both Uganda and Tanzania over the past few years”.

This would suggest that any confirmed contamination of maize flour (unga) with GM content would have to be... Read more

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