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  • It is a criminal offence for a bike to carry more than two .Is Kenya still a jungle Country where nobody follows the Law?Where are the corrupt Police thugs?There is no insurance Company to pay these lawbreakers riders in case of an accident .Kenyans must civilize .Whats wrong with Kenya African brains?Do they have brains ,I doubt.What did Karen Brixen wrote in her novel about the iqs of a full grown male Kenyan?

  • When will they liberate Ukraine?

  • Kenya has been selling Poisonous food to kill Western Children with toxic food or Ebola infested holticultural fake produce , khat (miraa ) has also been banned from EU markets>Choices has consequences…
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    Fresh produce farmers, firms banned from European Union market
    BY Nicholas Waitathu
    Updated Monday, August 11th 2014 at 23:26 GMT +3
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    Dr James Onsando, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (Kephis) MD

    More than 5,000 horticulture farmers and 11 horticulture firms have been banned from exporting fresh produce to the European Union (EU) market. The withdrawal of licences arises from the high levels of pesticides and other harmful organisms in their produce.

    The move comes one and half months before the set deadline by the EU for Kenya to have fully contained the problem, after local producers and exporters were accused of consistently shipping produce that has high leaves of maximum residuals limits (MRLs) to the EU. This is contrary to new trading requirements by the EU, developed out of consumer preferences in EU.

    Under the Horticulture Competent Authority Structure (HCAS), Kenyan State agencies responsible for enhancing compliance say the 11 companies have had their licences suspended for a month to have their production system audited, but the companies could not be disclosed due to legal reasons. The State agencies handling the case include Horticultural Crops Development Authority (HCDA), Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (Kephis), Pest Control Products Board (PCPB) and Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KariI).

    HCAS chairman James Onsando, who is also Kephis managing director says this is happening after the EU changed its legislation requiring exporting companies to comply with new regulations. “We have been notified by the EU of various companies that have been exporting produce that has high levels of MRLs and equally, farmers are not adhering to the global agricultural practices,” said Dr Onsando.

  • Where is American USA food aid to Gaza?USA do the same send humanitarian aid to Gaza strip!…

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