The Cabinet Secretary for Trade, Industries and Investments Hon Moses Kuria has once again defended the GMO maize saying that they don't pose any health risky to its consumers. The CS challenged all the people saying that the GMOs are unhealthy to bring forth a scientific evidence to prove him wrong. The CS was speaking during an interview when he said this.
"There is no single report that has portrayed GMOs as a health hazard. All those opposing the move are doing so from a point of ignorance to incite poor Kenyans. I challenge them to table scientific evidence to support their arguments," the former Gatundu South MP said.
He went ahead to explain that there are very many GMO foods in the country and Kenyans have eaten them without knowing. Kuria revealed that most supermarkets are loaded with these foods and the rich people who are now campaigning against their importation have been the greatest consumers. He went even further to list two popular delicacies that people have been eating without knowing they are GMOs. Strawberry fruits and burgers are the two foods he mentioned.
"Most rich people have been consuming these GMOs unknowingly but they are now trying to incite poor Kenyans. Strawberries and burgers are examples of GMOs that these people have been taking but they now want starving Kenyans to die of hunger. That's being selfish," the CS opined.
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