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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Government Introduces New Way of Checking Whether Cooking Oil Brand is Fit for Consumption

Photo courtesy of packed cooking oil brands on the shelves of a Supermarket. Kenyans can now breathe with a sigh of relief after the Kenyan government introduced a new way of checking whether a cooking oil brand in for Consumption. The Kenyan Government through the Kenya Bureau of Standards articulated that Kenyans can now check whether a given brand of cooking oil is fit for human consumption by simply sending the code embodied on the cooking oil container to 20023 via SMS.

  3 days ago ago
Government Introduces New Way of Checking Whether Cooking Oil Brand is Fit for Consumption

FOOD

How to Check whether Cooking is fit for Consumption through SMS by KEBS.

The Kenya Bureau of Standards has provided a code in which Kenyans can dial to confirms whether the cooking fat he or she is using is fit for his health. Anyone has an opportunity to check whether a cooking oil brand is fit for consumption by sending the codes on the cooking oil containers to 20023 via SMS.

  6 days ago ago
How to Check whether Cooking is fit for Consumption through SMS by KEBS.

FOOD

Good News As Government Clarifies Suspension of 10 Cooking Oil Brands by KEBS

The 10 cooking oil brands that the Kenya Bureau of Standards had recalled were clarified by the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade, and Culture on Monday, September 26. (KEBS). The state indicated in a statement that only the batches mentioned in their news release had levels of iron that were greater than the 2.5 limit allowed by Kenyan regulations.

  9 days ago ago
Good News As Government Clarifies Suspension of 10 Cooking Oil Brands by KEBS

FOOD

Revealed: See What Suspended 10 Cooking Oil Brands Contained Which Makes Consumers More Addicted To

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), which suspended 10 cooking oil brands due to poor quality, made the allegations. Acccording to their allegations, manufacturers used excessive amount of iron to trap their consumers. According to KEBS, the ten suspended oil brands constitute more than the set standard of iron, 2.5mg/kg which makes the consumer to so addicted to it.

  8 days ago ago
Revealed: See What Suspended 10 Cooking Oil Brands Contained Which Makes Consumers More Addicted To

FOOD

Cooking oil brands suspended over quality concerns

The Kenya Bureau of standards (KEBS) has officially suspended 10 cooking oil brands for failing to meet heath standards . Some of edible oils and fats brands The brands of cooking oil include fresh fry ,fry mate,Tilly,salit ,Rina ,postman, Gold and pure olive gold, bahari fry,top fry and fresh Fri with garlic oil

  12 days ago ago
Cooking oil brands suspended over quality concerns

FOOD

Big Blow to Cooking Oil Product as KEBS Send This Warning Today

The Kenya Bureau of Standards has issued a warning to ten popular brands of cooking oil and fat (KEBS). Bahari Fry, Fresh Fri, Fresh Fri with Garlic Oil, Fry Mate, Gold and Pure Olive Gold, Postman, Rina, Salit, Tilly, and Top Fry are among the brands.

  12 days ago ago
Big Blow to Cooking Oil Product as KEBS Send This Warning Today

FOOD

JUST IN: Naivas Supermarket Reduces Prices of Cooking Oil Moments After KEBS Suspended 10 Brands

Kenyans were left in great aghast today after the Kenya Bureau of Standards suspended ten key cooking oil brands due to quality concerns. The Kenya Bureau of Standards articulated that the ten brands amongst them Fresh Fri cooking oil failed to meet the required threshold of acceptable health standards thus informing their suspension.

  12 days ago ago
JUST IN: Naivas Supermarket Reduces Prices of Cooking Oil Moments After KEBS Suspended 10 Brands

FOOD

KEBS Warns Kenyans of These 10 Suspended cooking Oil Products

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has temporarily suspended the approval of ten different brands of cooking oil owing to health and safety concerns. Because of the KEBS requirement, many different brands of frying oil, such as Fresh Fri with Garlic Oil, Fry Mate, Bahari Fry, Fresh Fri, Gold and Pure Olive Gold, Postman, Rina, Salit, Tilly, and Top Fry, were required to change their formulations.

  12 days ago ago
KEBS Warns Kenyans of These 10 Suspended cooking Oil Products

FOOD

Kenyans Warned As KEBS Bans These 10 Cooking Oil Brands For Failing To Meet Health Standards

Cooking Oil is such an important commodity in our homes as well as the hotel industry. Most foods are prepared with cooking oil safe from what can be boiled directly such as boiled maize, eggs etc. With prices of cooking oil still ballooning, Kenyans have received a shocker from the Kenya Bureau of Standards over popular brands that have been banned after failing to meet health standard test.

  12 days ago ago
Kenyans Warned As KEBS Bans These 10 Cooking Oil Brands For Failing To Meet Health Standards

FOOD

Reactions as List of 10 Cooking Oil Brands Suspended by KEBs

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBs) has recalled 10 cooking edible oils and fats from the market over non-compliance.Rina and Fresh Fri are among those blacklisted by the standards body. “Kindly note that this is not a ban on the brands but a temporary suspension to allow the manufacturers of the non-compliant brands to initiate and put in place effective corrective action under KEGS supervision to ensure that the non-compliant brands comply with the requirements of the respective Kenya Standards and Standards Act Cap 496, Laws of Kenya before being allowed back into the market," it said in a letter.

  12 days ago ago
Reactions as List of 10 Cooking Oil Brands Suspended by KEBs

FOOD

Government Suspends Fresh Fri & Other Cooking Oils Over Safety

Kenya Bureau Of Standards has suspended ten brands of cooking oil including Postman, Fresh Fri, Bahari cry, Fry mate, Gold and pure olive gold, Rina, Salit, Tilly, Top Fry and Garlic Oil. The Kenya Bureau Of Standards revealed that the decision was made after they sampled some of the cooking oil products.

  12 days ago ago
Government Suspends Fresh Fri & Other Cooking Oils Over Safety

FOOD

Temporary suspension of 10 cooking oil brands by KEBS

Temporary suspection of 10 cooking oils by KEBS The Kenya Bureau of standards has suspended 10 cooking oil brands for not meeting the expected standards.This is after the products were tested and found not to be safe for human consumption.This has led to temporary suspension and not ban.The 10 suspended oil brands are:

  11 days ago ago
Temporary suspension of 10 cooking oil brands by KEBS

ECONOMY-FINANCE

KEBS Hires Japanese Firm to Verify Imported Vehicle Spare Parts

Photo. KEBS CEO Bernard Njiraini The Kenya Bureau of Standards has hired a Japanese firm to carry on the job of verifying on imported vehicles and spare parts. This clearly shows that as a country, Kenyans have no capacity to check on spare parts and the imported vehicles.

  15 days ago ago
KEBS Hires Japanese Firm to Verify Imported Vehicle Spare Parts

FOOD

List Of 10 Cooking Oils Suspended By KEBS Not Fit For Human Consumption

The Kenya Bureau of Standards has suspended 10 brands of edible fats and cooking oil which they said are unfit for consumption. Edible oil and cooking fat manufacturers Bidco Africa, Pwani Oil, Kapa Oil and Menengai, have been ordered to recall some of their products from the shelves for non-compliance with standards.

  12 days ago ago
List Of 10 Cooking Oils Suspended By KEBS Not Fit For Human Consumption

POLITICS

Kenya Bureau of Standards Sends a Message To Dr William Ruto After His Victory

As Kenyans keep congratulating the incoming fifth President of the Republic of Kenya, the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has joined the larger community in wishing the President a successful term in his new administrative journey for the next five years. On their Twitter page, KEBS sent a congratulatory message to Dr William Samoei Ruto for his victory as the next President of Kenya.

  1 month ago ago
Kenya Bureau of Standards Sends a Message To Dr William Ruto After His Victory

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Azimio Pokes Holes In President Ruto’s Administration, Calls Its Members To Inquest Fertilizer Subsidy

The Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition has faulted President William Ruto’s fertilizer subsidy plan. Speaking at some stage in a press briefing on Friday September 30 the coalition led with the aid of using Wiper birthday birthday celebration chief Kalonzo Musyoka said that the fertilizer plan must be unravelled with the aid of using Members of Parliament and Senators from Azimio.

  5 days ago ago
Azimio Pokes Holes In President Ruto’s Administration, Calls Its Members To Inquest Fertilizer Subsidy

POLITICS

Today's Newspaper Headlines Reviews

About half of Kenyans feel Martha Karua will draw more votes for Raila Odinga in Central Kenya than Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua will draw for William Ruto. David Mwaure Waihiga: We are determined to stop the hemorrhage of what was reported as Sh2 billion which we are calling Sh5 billion.

  3 months ago ago
Today's Newspaper Headlines Reviews

SOCIETY

JUST IN: Senior KRA, KEBS Officials Nabbed By EACC Detectives Soliciting Bribes to Clear a Cargo

Two senior officials from Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) have been nabbed at the Mombasa Port after allegedly taking bribes in order to clear a cargo. [Photo Courtesy] Thomas Kiprotich Karube who is the head of verification at the Kenya Revenue Authority regional Freight station at the Mombasa Port had allegedly asked for Ksh.200,000 to clear a cargo from Scotland.

  2 months ago ago
JUST IN: Senior KRA, KEBS Officials Nabbed By EACC Detectives Soliciting Bribes to Clear a Cargo

CAREER-JOBS

KEBS Director Of Standards Lands A New Powerful Role With KEBS For A Period Of 6 Months

|Photo Courtesy Of CAS Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development David Osiany And The Newly Appointed KEBS Managing Director Ms. Esther Ngari| The Director of Standards in the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Ms. Esther Ngari has landed a new powerful role with KEBS, which is a very vital Government organization.

  2 months ago ago
KEBS Director Of Standards Lands A New Powerful Role With KEBS For A Period Of 6 Months

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Munya Proposal To Reduce Maize Price Fulfilled As 2Kg Will Cost This Amount.

Miller's claim that Peter Munya's proposal to remove all taxes on imported maize in an effort to reduce the price of the staple will only cut the price of flour by Sh2 for a two-kilo container. According to United Grain Millers Association (UGMA), a group that represents small and medium-sized millers, the move is so inconsequential that it won't have any bearing on consumers.

  3 months ago ago
Munya Proposal To Reduce Maize Price Fulfilled As 2Kg Will Cost This Amount.