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“Toxi-Scrub”, a solution for Uganda’s aflatoxin problem

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A Danish-based biochemical company, Eye-Grain ApS has developed a solution that is aimed at removing aflatoxins and related toxins from maize and other grain in Uganda.  Aflatoxins result from moulding on grain caused by poor storage of foodstuffs in warm and humid conditions, and to …

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Kenya’s ban on Uganda, Tanzania maize threatens EAC treaty

Kenya alleges maize imports from Uganda and Tanzania have high levels of mycotoxins that are consistently beyond safety levels Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are questions lingering as to why Kenya abruptly banned Uganda’s maize exports to the country disregarding all EAC protocols. The last related incident was in 2018 …

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