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Maize grain suppliers struggling to meet standards-UNBS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has withheld 140 metric tonnes of maize grain from suppliers over poor quality. There have been numerous complaints from the public concerns on the quality of cereals with some reportedly containing particles, moulds and aflatoxins among others. …

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UNBS opens UGX 22bn food safety laboratory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) on Thursday opened a new food safety laboratory with a pledge to prioritize consumer health and facilitate speedy testing of Uganda’s food for local markets and export. Food laboratory helps in ensuring the safety and quality of food …

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UNBS certifies 1,300 products, falls short of target

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) was able to inspect and certify 1,350 products from small business in the last financial year but failed to hit its target of 3,000 products. Ben Manyindo, the standards body Executive Director, said on Wednesday at Uganda Media …

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UNBS confiscates sachet liquor filling machines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Bureau of Standards yesterday closed 167 sachet-filling machines belonging to at least 37 alcohol-manufacturing companies. “As a measure to enforce the government ban on alcohol sold in sachets, the Uganda National Bureau of Standards has closed over 167 sachet-filling machines belonging to …

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