Why food safety is a major national issue

An open air cafe on Nyerere Avenue in Mombasa on October 4, 2016. The dynamics surrounding food safety and nutrition are too vital to be ignored. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Our food has become a bolthole for heavy metals, pesticides, antibiotics or faecal matter.
  • Robust policies and regulations should vet and accredit different actors in the value chain.

If you wish to lead a miserable life in Nairobi, think about food.

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