Rwanda closes doors to peanut butter brands banned by Kenyan Standards

KEBS Officials inspecting Peanut butter brands shelved in Supermarkets in Kenya | PHOTO COURTESY

BY FAITH MUTETE – Rwandas Food and Drugs Authority acting Director general Charles Karangwa has banned the seven brands of peanut butter that the Kenya Bureau Of Standards blacklisted a week ago.


Dr. Karangwa has instructed the public from Rwanda to stop consuming these products and has given importers and supermarkets 10 working days to report to FDA on imported, distributed, and available
stock.


The seven brands which were blacklisted by KEBS are;

Fessy by Fressy Food Company Limited

Supa Meal by Supacosm Products Limited

Nuteez by Jetlak Foods Limited

Sues Natural by Natures Way Health

Zesta by Truefoods Limited

Nutty by Nature manufactured by Target Distributors

True Nuts BY Truenutz Kenya.