#substandardproducts

  1. Mithika Linturi Takes Action, Shuts Down Company Accused of Producing Counterfeit Fertilizer

    By Didacus Malowa Agriculture CS Mithika Linturi announced the closure of KEL Chemicals and the withdrawal of its manufacturing license amid allegations of supplying substandard fertilisers Linturi declared the Thika-based company a crime scene following investigations into the fak
  2. Government Caught Pants Down in Distribution of Fake Fertilisers

    By Michael Ollinga Oruko Kenyan farmers have, in recent days, put the government on the spot over the sale and distribution of substandard fertiliser The Ministry of Agriculture has finally acknowledged that a brand of fertiliser under the government's subsidy programme was substan
  3. Why KEBS Has Advised Kenyan Farmers against Subsidised Fertiliser

    By Kai Eli Kenyan farmers have been warned about substandard fertiliser being circulated in the local markets The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) flagged the BL-GPC Original fertiliser produced by SBL Innovate's GPC as of bad quality, adding it contained diatomite KEBS managing dir
  4. 10 arrested for producing fake wines, soft drinks, consumables in top south-east state

    By Adekunle Dada The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arrested ten people over fake wines, and drinks in Abia state NAFDAC operatives intercepted counterfeit wines, soft drinks and consumables in Eziukwu Market (Cemetery Market) in Aba NAFDAC