GMOs banned as cancer fears grow

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  • Ms Mugo said the study on the controversial foods would be spearheaded by a team of Kenya Medical Research Institute scientists in collaboration with experts from local universities.
  • The minister noted concerns remained that there was a link between the consumption of GMO foods and cancer, which was a major issue especially due to the increased cases of the disease in the country.

The government has banned the importation of genetically modified foods with immediate effect.


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