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Traders warned over substandard grain

Published on February 12, 2018

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has warned traders dealing in grain that failure to adhere to standards set up by East Africa Grain Council (EAGC) will not be tolerated.

"Regulation is going to force everyone trading in grains to certify before any sales are made," Patricia Ejalu, the deputy executive director for standards at UNBS, said.

He was addressing participants who included grain farmers, traders in grain sector, processors and members of the East African Community.This was during the launch of cereals and pulses standards at the Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala recently. The event was organised by East Africa Grain Council (EAGC) and supported by USAID East Africa Trade Investment Hub. Read more. Source | New Vision