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List Of Cooking Oil On KEBS Suspension List

Joy Waweru | 1 week ago
LIST OF COOKING OIL ON KEBS SUSPENSION LIST
LIST OF COOKING OIL ON KEBS SUSPENSION LIST


10 cooking oil brands have been flagged as unsafe for human consumption by the Kenya Bureau of Standards.


This notice has been issued after the licensing body conducted routine tests on the suitability and safety of the cooking oil.

Peter Kagwiria,the KEBS director noted that the regulatory board recently undertook to analyse fat and oil brands in Kenya for the purposes of quality assurance.


"The samples were drawn from the retail outlets and were assessed against the requirements of the standard acts and the respective product standard KS EAS 769:KS 2019 fortified edible and fats- specification," he said.



KEBS noted that the move taken was in a bid to sensitize and  caution the public against  purchasing goods that are of substandard quality .

"Kindly note that this is not a ban on the brands but a temporary suspension to facilitate the protection of consumers from potentially unsafe products, safeguard the economic interests of manufacturers of compliant brands and allow the manufacturers of the non-compliant brands to initiate and put in place effective corrective action under KEBS supervision," read the statement


That said the suspension is temporary and may be lifted when the manufacturing companies adhere to the set standards.


"The listed brands of non-compliant edible oils and fats that failed to meet the requirements of the standard: and to request your good office to notify your members to recall these brands and remove them from the supply chain from your members' outlets across the country



The ten brands include; fresh Fri, fry mate, fresh Fri with garlic oil, Bahari fry, top fry , postman,tilly,salit,rina,gold, and pure olive gold

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