A customer buys meat at Marikiti market in Mombasa in 2020.

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Meat policies and laws you need to know

What you need to know:

  • Kenya is a signatory to international instruments that handle meat issues across all the value chains.
  • Meat has a short shelf-life and the likelihood of it becoming a human health hazard is real.

Meat is both food and a trading commodity. It is derived from different species of animals, which are either domesticated or wild.


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