List/Grid Tag Archives: Kenya Bureau of Standards

Why you are courting cancer by driving an imported car

Why you are courting cancer by driving an imported car

Source: The Standard Digital Kenya: The car you are driving could be heavily contaminated with radiation material, known to be a leading risk for cancer causation. This revelation comes after… Read more »

Not Every Huge Chicken or Big Tomato Is GM

Not Every Huge Chicken or Big Tomato Is GM

Source: The Star By Agatha Ngotho, 20 January 2014 Interview Last week, the National Biosafety Authority received its ISO certification. Our writer AGATHA NGOTHO spoke to the organisation’s CEO WILLY… Read more »

Hello, Hello, I Can’t Hear You, I Used to Love Music

Hello, Hello, I Can’t Hear You, I Used to Love Music

Source: Daily Nation Harry Misiko 13 September 2011 Before you insert those earphones in your ears and turn up the music, give it a second thought. Scientists are warning that… Read more »

Nyahururu: 12 die after consuming ‘yokozuna’ brew

Nyahururu: 12 die after consuming ‘yokozuna’ brew

Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Written By:Wangari Kanyongo, Posted: Tue, Sep 13, 2011 At least twelve people met their death in Kiamaina slums of Nyahururu district after ingesting an illicit local… Read more »

Kenya starts radiation checks for Japanese cars

Kenya starts radiation checks for Japanese cars

Souece: Business Daily By BENARD SANGA Posted Tuesday, June 7 2011 at 00:00 Japanese cars being shipped to Kenya will be subjected to radiation checks amid increasing complaints by users… Read more »

Kenya to establish condom plant by December

Kenya to establish condom plant by December

Source: Capital FM NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 14 – The erratic supply of condoms and dependence on donor-supplied latex-based health commodities in Kenya is likely to be a thing of the… Read more »

Chinese herbal product manufacturers eye Kenyan market

Chinese herbal product manufacturers eye Kenyan market

Source: The Standard Published on 04/04/2011 By Macharia Kamau Growth in the herbal products market in Kenya has caught the eye of the Chinese. In particular is the food supplement… Read more »

Herb Halts Spread of HIV in Blood

Herb Halts Spread of HIV in Blood

Adapted From Daily Nation By Gatonye Gathura 23 December 2010 Nairobi — A vine which grows wildly in western Kenya and found to have antiretroviral properties is among a handful… Read more »

Tighter control and inspection at every point in production chain essential for food safety

Tighter control and inspection at every point in production chain essential for food safety

Adapted from: Business Africa Kenya has no cogent policy on food safety and should urgently develop one. Currently, matters of food safety are fragmentally handled by the Ministry of Public… Read more »

Pending laws prompt BAT to cut earnings outlook

Pending laws prompt BAT to cut earnings outlook

Adapted From: The Business Daily By DAVID MUGWE Posted Tuesday, December 14 2010 at 00:00 Pending legislation has clouded the performance outlook for local cigarette manufacturers, prompting Kenya’s biggest producer,… Read more »

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