MINISTRY OF HEALTH WARNS THE PUBLIC AGAINST CONSUMING UNLABELLED FOODS
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The Ministry of Health has warned the public against consuming certain unlabelled pasta, flour and mealie meal products which are being advertised and marketed by some hawkers and individuals on various social media platforms.
Chief Public Relations Officer in the Ministry, Dr. Christopher Nyanga says the products are not labelled in accordance with the Labelling of Pre-Packaged Foods Regulation, S.I. 15, 2003, including manufacturer, country of origin, expiry date and contents.
He said due to non-compliance with the said regulations, the safety and traceability of the products cannot be ascertained as the source of the implicated products is unknown, hence it poses a health risk to potential consumers.