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Sensitization Forum for Technical Personnel from Beans & Chillies/Capsicum Exporting Companies

Sensitization Forum for Technical Personnel from Beans & Chillies/Capsicum Exporting Companies

Headquarters. KEPHIS held is a sensitization forum for technical personnel from beans & chilies/capsicum exporting companies on 16th May 2024.

The main market for beans &Chilies are the EU & UK market. Export of Horticultural crops from Kenya is faced with challenges of non-complaince due to pesticide residues exceedance as well as presence of microbial contaminance.

The forum is meant to discuss emerging issues in food safety & jointly come up with action plans & intervations meant to help reduce the rising cases of the notification and access markets.

They were taken through by Ag. Director Seed Certification and Plant Variety Protection Mr. Simon Maina, Ag. Deputy Director Analytical Chemistry Laboratory and Food Safety Mr. Peter Kamuti & Plant Nutritionist Mr. Benard Onkonda.