Study finds 65 p.c. of flour unfit for eating

A public health official sets alight 71 bags of maize found to be unfit for human consumption on January 30, 2009. Severe aflatoxin poisoning is not new to food-stressed districts in Kenya. Samples taken from 20 of the major maize millers in December from six provinces were found to contain levels of aflatoxins that were unsafe for human consumption. Photo/FILE

Most of the maize flour in the market from some of the major commercial millers is highly contaminated with aflatoxins.


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